Shweta Tripathi | Srivideo
Biography | Posted: Thursday, 10th May
Born/Date of Birth: 6 July 1985
Place of Birth: New Delhi, India
Height: 1.57 m
Education: National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi Public School R.K.Puram
Known for: Mirzapur (TV series)
Spouse(s): Chaitanya Sharma (m. 2018)
Shweta Tripathi Sharma (born 6 July 1985) is an Indian actress popularly known for the character of Golu Gupta in 2018, Mirzapur. She began her film career as a production assistant and associate director, but gained wider recognition and accolades for her acting performances in the Hindi film industry and web series. Notable films include Masaan (2015) and Haraamkhor (2017).
Early and personal life
Tripathi was born on 6 July 1985 in New Delhi. Her father works for the Indian Administrative Service and her mother is a retired teacher. The family moved a lot due to her father's job; Tripathi spent her childhood in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Mumbai, Maharashtra. She describes her time in Andaman as her happiest: "That’s when I discovered how much I like travelling and being outdoors. Every weekend used to be a picnic on a new island, and it was an enriching experience".
Tripathi moved back to New Delhi to pursue secondary education and attended the Delhi Public School, RK Puram. She then studied at National Institute of Fashion Technology and graduated with a degree in Fashion Communication.
She has been married to actor and rapper, Chaitanya Sharma since June 29, 2018.
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. She has also appeared in advertisements for brands such as Tata Sky, McDonald's and Vodafone.She also appears in ads for Tata Sky download, McDonald's, Tanishq and most recently Tata Tea. 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 and is making her Tamil debut with Mehandi Circus directed by Saravana Rajendran. 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 as Golu Gupta in which her masturbation was praised for its frank portrayal of women's sexuality. The Series was on the Highest Rank 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.
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 season 2 of Laakhon Mein Ek in which she played the lead role of Dr. Shreya.