Actress Wamiqa Gabbi, who played a pivotal role in the web series 'Grahan', recalls how her father encouraged her and her brother to explore performing arts that eventually drew Wamiqa to acting.Wamiqa said, "My father is a writer and he always made sure that I watch all the plays that were happening in the Tagore Theatre in Chandigarh. He always encouraged me and my brother to learn various art forms. He is my pillar and it is because of him that I am an artiste today."Hailing from Chandigarh, the actress is very attached to her family and shares a very special bond with her father. Her father is a writer, a member of the Sahitya Academy of Punjab, and has published 11 books.The actress is now gearing up for the upcoming multi-starrer Vishal Bhardwaj spy-thriller 'Khufiya' that also features Tabu, Ali Fazal and Ashish Vidyarthi. The film is slated to release on Netflix.Earlier, Wamiqa has appeared in films like 'Dil Diyan Gallan', 'Love Aaj Kal' among others.