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Shweta Tripathi (born 6 July 1985) is an Indian actress.[1] She is best known for playing the role of Zenia Khan in the Disney Channel Original Series Kya Mast Hai Life.[2] She also appears in ads for Tata Sky download and McDonald's and most recently Tata Tea. She is known for her roles in films like Masaan and Haraamkhor.[3][4][5]

Shweta Tripathi
Shweta Tripathi at the special screening of the web series Mirzapur.jpg
Shweta Tripathi at the special screening of the web series Mirzapur
Born (1985-07-06) 6 July 1985 (age 34)
EducationNational school of drama
OccupationActor
Years active2009–present
Spouse(s)Chaitanya Sharma (m. 2018)

Personal lifeEdit

Shweta Tripathi was born on 6 July 1985 in Delhi. She resided in Andaman and Nicobar Islands for a while before relocating to Mumbai. She did her primary schooling at DPS RK Puram, New Delhi and graduated in commerce. Communication from NIFT, Delhi. Her father is an IAS officer and mother is a retired teacher. Her Role in TVF Triplings was notable.

Professional lifeEdit

Tripathi is mostly known for her role in Masaan. She also played the role of Zenia Khan, a tomboyish character, in the Disney India sitcom Kya Mast Hai Life.[6] She has also appeared in advertisements for brands such as Tata Sky, McDonald's and Vodafone. She was also a photo editor for the women's magazine, Femina. Before her work on the sitcom Kya Mast Hai Life, she worked at Pixion trailer house, a post-production house in Mumbai and also ran a theater company called All My Tea Productions.

She was a part of The Trip on Bindass[7] and is making her Tamil debut with Mehandi Circus directed by Saravana Rajendran.[8] She was also a part of the movie Zoo, India’s first feature length movie shot entirely on an iPhone. Shweta later appeared in the web series Mirzapur,[9] in which her masturbation was praised for its frank portrayal of women's sexuality.[10] Tripathi’s latest film Gone Kesh is her most ambitious wherein she plays an adolescent dancer who develops alopecia and loses her hair and her self-esteem.[11]

She is also admired for her role in TVF Tripling season 2 in 3rd episode as Begum Zainab. her character is in love of old aged Nawab.

She also did the second edition of Laakhon mein ek in which she played the lead role of Dr. Shreya.

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2011 Trishna Shweta
2011 Sujata Young Sujata Short film[12]
2015 Masaan Shaalu Gupta Zee Cine Awards for Best Actress In A Supporting Role
2016 Love Shots Short film
2017 Haraamkhor Sandhya
2018 Beautiful World Short film
2019 Gone Kesh Enakshi
2019 Cargo Filming
2019 Mehandi Circus Mehandi Tamil film
2019 The Illegal Mahi
2020 Ticket To Bollywood Pre-Production
2020 "Dhanush film" Tamil Film

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2009-10 Kya Mast Hai Life Zenia Khan Premiered on Disney Channel India
2016-2018 The Trip Ananya[13]
2018 Mirzapur Gajgamini "Golu" Gupta Amazon Prime Video[14][15]
2019 Made in Heaven Priyanka Mishra Episode: "The Price of Love"[16]
2019 TVF Tripling Begum Zainab Episode: "Kabootar Ja Ja"[17]
2019 Laakhon Mein Ek (Season 2) Dr. Shreya Pathare Amazon Prime Video[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "En Route to Stardom - IFFLA Best Actress Shweta Tripathi - The Review Monk". The Review Monk. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  2. ^ Disney channel launches summer offering Kya Mast Hai Life, Webindiea123.com, retrieved 7 April 2010.
  3. ^ "Shweta Tripathi: I can't be an arm candy in films".
  4. ^ Moudgil, Reema (3 August 2015). "'All I Want is To Touch a Chord as an Actor'". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Masaan, Haraamkhor and web-series The Trip, Shweta Tripathi is going strong". The Indian Express. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Shweta Tripathi on Tamil debut: Want to explore as much as I can". The Indian Express. 27 September 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Revealed: First look of Masaan actress Shweta Tripathi in 'The Trip' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Masaan actress Shweta Tripathi plays circus performer in her Tamil debut Mehandi Circus; film likely to release in September- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Decoding the women of Mirzapur: Why Vashudha, Golu and Beena stand out in the web series".
  10. ^ "Shweta Tripathi on masturbation scene for Mirzapur: It was like having coffee".
  11. ^ Ganapathy Raman, Sruthi (25 March 2019). "Shweta Tripathi on tackling alopecia in 'Gone Kesh': 'I hope the concept of beauty changes'". scroll.in. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Sujata". YouTube. Junglee Film Club. 25 September 2013.
  13. ^ "The Trip will change my image of small town girl: Shweta Tripathi". The Indian Express.
  14. ^ Chaubey, Pranita (6 December 2018). "Farhan Akhtar Unveils First Look Of Web-Series Mirzapur, Starring Ali Fazal And Shweta Tripathi". NDTV.
  15. ^ "Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi start shoot for 'Mirzapur' in Varanasi". Business Standard. 29 September 2017.
  16. ^ "Shweta Tripathi joins Zoya Akhtar's web-series, Made in Heaven". Hindustan Times. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  17. ^ "TVF Tripling season 2 review: Amol Parashar, Sumeet Vyas, Maanvi Gagroo's road trip goes downhill". First Post.
  18. ^ "Laakhon Mein Ek season 2 review: Biswa Kalyan Rath creates a dark, compelling world in Amazon's medical drama- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.

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