Yashaswini Dayama is an Indian singer and actor who rose to prominence with her portrayal of Jackie in the Alia Bhatt-starrer Dear Zindagi in 2016.Early Life
Born and brought up in Mumbai, Yashaswini Dayama is the daughter of recognized television and film actor Ramakant Dayama and his wife. After completing her schooling, she graduated from St. Xavier’s College with a bachelor’s degree in mass media. Always a keen actor and singer, Yashaswini was an active part of performing arts.Movie Career
After being spotted in various ads like Airtel, Hike, Coca-Cola, and Micromax, Yashaswini was cast in the thriller Phobia
alongside Radhika Apte
, marking her Bollywood debut. Playing the role of Radhika’s carefree and young neighbor Nikki, Yashaswini was praised for her effortless performance. Next, she was cast to play Alia Bhatt
’s rather goofy best friend Jackie in the comedy drama Dear Zindagi
. Her portrayal of Jackie made everyone want a best friend like her in their lives, and the young actor was, yet again, praised for her natural performance.Singing Career
Apart from being an actor, Yashaswini is also a singer and has sung a number of songs for the parody and spoof songs of the YouTube channel Shudh Desi Endings.