Wamiqa Gabbi is an Indian film actress, who works in Punjabi, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films. She made her screen debut in the Hindi film Sixteen in 2013. She is a trained Kathak dancer. Her big break came with the Punjabi film with Yo Yo Honey Singh and Amrinder Gill, Tu Mera 22 Mai Tera 22. She went on to star in two other Punjabi films Ishq Brandy and Ishq Haazir Hai as a co-star to actor Diljit Dosanjh.
She gave her first female lead role as Tanisha in Sixteen. She starred as lead actress in the Telugu film Bhale Manchi Roju as female lead. Wamiqa starred as the female lead in a Tamil film Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam (2016). She was the female lead in the Malayalam film Godha alongside Tovino Thomas. In March 2017, Wamiqa signed onto a new Tamil film, Iravaakaalam, directed by Ashwin Saravanan, also starring Sshivada and S. J. Surya. Wamiqa played the lead role in 9, also starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Mamta Mohandas.