Lavanya Tripathi is a popular Indian actress who has made her mark in the Tollywood film industry. Even though her mother tongue isn’t Telugu, Lavanya Tripathi has established herself very well in the industry after making her debut in 2012 with Andala Rakshasi. Before becoming a Telugu film star, Lavanya Tripathi also worked as a model and won the Miss Uttarakhand title in 2006. In this post, we will find out more about Lavanya Tripathi. Let’s get started.
Lavanya Tripathi: All You Need To Know
When was Lavanya Tripathi born?
She was born in Ayodhya city of Uttar Pradesh on December 15, 1990. Lavanya Tripathi grew up in Dehradun city of Uttarakhand. Her father is a lawyer, who practices in the High Court and Civil Court, and her mother is a teacher. Lavanya Tripathi also has an elder brother and an elder sister.
Where did Lavanya Tripathi study?
Lavanya Tripathi completed her schooling at Marshall School in Dehradun and then came to Mumbai. There, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Rishi Dayaram National College.
According to her, she always wanted to come on TV, but her father wanted her to complete her studies first. After that, she started her career as a model and later after working in some advertisements, she also acted in television shows. She also became Miss Uttarakhand in 2006.
How did Lavanya Tripathi start her entertainment career?
Lavanya Tripathi started out as a model and captured the Femina Miss Uttarakhand 2006 crown. She continued to work successfully as a model, she eventually made it to the telugu film industry. Her movies Dosukeltha (2013) and Brahman (2014) were critically and commercially successful. Lavanya Tripathi also received a lot of acclaim for her role in Bhale Bhale Magadivoy (2015) and Soggade Chinni Nayana (2016). After years of success in Telugu cinema, Lavanya Tripathi made her foray into OTT content with her first web series ‘Puli Meka’ (2023).
Lavanya Tripathi: Acting Career
Lavanya Tripathi started her film career with the 2012 Telugu film Andala Rakshasi. She got the opportunity to work in this film after winning an audition which her friend suggested. She received much praise for her work in Midhuna and also won the Maa TV Award in the Best Debut Actress category. In the same year, she worked in Doosukeltha, which was quite successful.
In 2014, Lavanya Tripathi entered Tamil cinema with Brahman. In this film, she portrayed the character of Gayatri, a girl who aspires to become a journalist. Soon after this, she got work in another Tamil language film, which was Naanum Rowdy Dhaan. However, when a new production studio later started work on the project, she was removed from the project. After this, her next Telugu film was Bhale Bhale Magadivoy, in which she was working with Nani.
32 year old Lavanya Tripathi once said that she always wanted to be in showbiz, but her father wanted her to complete her education first. After this, she started modeling and also appeared in many advertisements. She was also a part of the TV industry. In 2006, she won the title of Miss Uttarakhand while still in school. She is also proficient in classical dance Bharatnatyam.
Who is Lavanya Tripathi married to?
Lavanya Tripathi is married to Telugu star Varun Tej. The couple dated for six years before tying the knot. The couple worked together in movies like Mister and Antariksham 9000 KMPH. They started seeing each other in 2017. The couple’s wedding festivities were held in Tuscany, Italy on November 1, 2023. It was a privately organized traditional function for close friends and family.
Lavanya Tripathi: More Than An Actress
While Lavanya Tripathi is an established name in Telugu cinema, she is also very active off the screen. She served as a “Shiksha Superhero” for P&G Shiksha in Hyderabad. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Lavanya Tripathi led the way for the Telugu actors in donating for the Government’s Corona Crisis Charity. Lavanya Tripathi said that she did this because she felt a sense of responsibility towards the country.
Lavanya Tripathi also worked with famous Telugu fashion designer Anitha Reddy for producing washable, reusable masks for their collaborative initiative “Redtri”. This endeavour also helped promote the “Vocal for Local” movement. Lavanya Tripathi also started a nature themed cafe in her native Uttarakhand.
In 2018, Lavanya Tripathi worked with the Traffic Police Department of Telangana to produce a public safety advertisement. She didn’t charge any fees for it.
Lavanya Tripathi is also a prolific model and has walked the ramp for multiple fashion events. She has also graced several magazine covers such as Provoke Magazine and You and I. Lavanya Tripathi is known for being minimalistically elegant in the fashion world.
What did Lavanya Tripathi say about Brahmins?
Lavanya Tripathi’s post about Brahmins and “Brahmin pride” landed her in a lot of controversy. She said this via X (formerly known as Twitter): “As a Brahmin, I don’t understand this whole superiority feeling among some of the Brahmins. You become superior or inferior because of what you do, not because of your caste.” After receiving some backlash, Lavanya Tripathi deleted her tweet and said this instead: “Deleted bcz i didnt want to hurt anybody’s feelings while putting my point forward, as tweets can be misleading sometimes.. but i do believe in good acts than caste.(sic)”
What have other famous actors said about Lavanya Tripathi?
“Lavanya Tripathi is a nice and cute girl. She looked very beautiful in Bhale Bhale Magadivoy. I was shocked after watching her on the screen. I just saw her for a while without blinking. She has done a good job in Arjun Suravaram as well. Lavanya has a bright future as she is well established in the South Indian film industry.”
The popular Telugu actor called Lavanya Tripathi a lucky mascot for all her movies.
How does Lavanya Tripathi select her roles?
During an interview, when asked about how she chooses her roles, this is what Lavanya Tripathi had to say: “After listening to a script, if I instantly feel like doing the film, I take it up. I want to be challenged as an actress and even do roles that are physically demanding if need be. I hope to even play a character with negative shades someday”.