Gautami Tadimalla is an Indian film actor and costume designer who dropped out of college to enter the film industry by sheer coincidence. She acted in about 130 films with numerous leading actors such as Rajinikanth and Shahrukh Khan. She later made a conscious choice to opt out of her film career to become a proud mother of a daughter.
Gautami Tadimalla diagnosed with cancer in her 30s, chose to fight against all odds with mental resilience and determination. This led her on a journey of self-discovery and inspired her to start the Life Again Foundation to share her experiences of how to rebuild and start all over with hope even in the most difficult situations.
She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for her social activism by Asia Metropolitan University, Malaysia.