Gautami was brought into the world in Nidadavole, Andhra Pradesh to Dr. T. R. Seshagiri Rao and Dr. Vasundhara Devi. Her dad was a spearheading radiation oncologist and her mom was a pathologist and diagnostician. Gautami went to Bishop Cotton Girls’ School, Bangalore.
Gautami wedded Sandeep Bhatia, a finance manager, in 1998, and the couple have a little girl, Subbulakshmi brought into the world in 1999. They later got separated in 1999.
Gautami was involved with entertainer Kamal Haasan from 2004 till 2016. In 2016, Gautami had declared on her blog that she had cut off her friendship with him. Gautami composed on her blog: “It is terrible for me to need to say today that I and Mr. Haasan are as of now not together. After just about 13 years together, it has been one of the most destroying choices that I have at any point needed to make in my life”.
She was determined to have bosom malignant growth at 35 years old, and had recuperated later.
Fundamental article: Gautami filmography
She was acquainted with Tamil entertainment world through Guru Shishyan (1988), a film that featured Rajinikanth and Prabhu. She was most dynamic in Tamil film from 1987 to 1998 and was an intense contender to different champions of her time, Khushbu, Revathy, Amala and Bhanupriya.
Gautami went to GITAM University in Visakhapatnam to seek after designing. Gautami made her introduction in Telugu with the film Dayamayudu(1987). that was delivered by her cousin. She then, at that point, showed up in films like Srinivasa Kalyanam with Venkatesh and Bhanupriya.
Her eminent exhibitions in Malayalam films incorporate His Highness Abdullah (1990) with Mohanlal, Daddy (1992) with Arvind Swami, Dhruvam(1993) with Mammootty and Ayalathe Adheham (1993) with Jayaram. Her job in Sukrutham (1994) was written by the author M. T. Vasudevan Nair. She has acted additionally in Kannada films Elu Suttina Kote (1987), Chikkejamanru (1992), Cheluva (1997), and in the Hindi motion pictures, Pyar Hua Chori (1991), Aadmi (1993), Janta Ki Adalat (1994), Trimurti (1995), Dhaal (1997) and Haiwan (1998).
Her remarkable Tamil films like Apoorva Sagodharargal (1989), Raja Chinna Roja (1989), Panakkaran (1990), Ooru Vittu Ooru Vanthu (1990), Namma Ooru Poovatha (1990), Dharma Durai (1991), Nee Pathi Naan Pathi (1991), Rickshaw Mama (1992), Thevar Magan (1992), Honest Raj (1994), Nammavar (1994), Kuruthipunal (1995) as well as Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar(1997). She had a decent science with all geniuses of Tamil film like Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth. She was a lot of content to do all style jobs for the most part with Kamal Haasan. However, she was similarly quiet when she was matched with R. Sarathkumar, Sathyaraj or Prabhu.
She showed up in the melody “Chikku Bukku Railu” with Prabhu Deva in the film Gentleman (1993). Her film Sasanam, highlighting Arvind Swami, delivered in 2006, however it was shot in 1996. She played the lead in the Tamil sequential Indira. She had facilitated a television show in Sun TV named Anbudan. She acted in the sequential Abirami which was broadcast on Kalaignar TV. She made a rebound to the entertainment world in the last part of the 2000s as an outfit fashioner for films featuring her accomplice Kamal Haasan. She won the Vijay Award for Best Costume Designer for Dasavathaaram (2008). She would proceed to style a few of his different movies, including Vishwaroopam (2013) and Uttama Villain (2015).
Following sixteen years, she got back to acting, by featuring in the Tamil film Papanasam (2015), in which she was matched with her accomplice Kamal Haasan, change of the first Malayalam film, Drishyam. In 2016, his film Manamantha (2016) with Mohanlal, has earned positive surveys from the crowd. She made rebound to Malayalam following 14 years in the loathsomeness thrill ride named E (2017) playing the lead job. She playing a crucial person in Thupparivaalan 2 coordinated and featuring Vishal.
Gautami is an individual from the BJP beginning around 1997. She was BJYM VP She joined the party in 1997 under the initiative of LK Advani. She widely lobbied for Atal Bihari Vajpayee during that period in Andhra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. She enjoyed some time off from legislative issues after her girl was conceived. She is once more into BJP in 2017. In 2021, she was named as accountable for the Rajapalayam Assembly body electorate.
Noble cause work
Gautami established Life Again Foundation (LAF) to help malignant growth patients. Life Again Foundation has directed in excess of 360 persuasive camps for malignant growth patients, disease mindfulness missions, and food drives. It additionally leads Yoga and Alternative Therapy programs. It additionally intermittently directs wellbeing camps to lead tests that screen for malignant growth and by and large wellbeing. LAF additionally runs 2 Mobile medical clinics. It additionally supports under-favored understudies for advanced education. It runs Supplementary Education Centers and Vocational Training Centers