Shweta Tripathi Sharma born July 6, 1985, is an Indian actress in Hindi Cinema, popularly known for the character of Golu Gupta in Mirzapur a recent film of 2018. She began her film career as a production assistant and an associate director and got wider recognition for her acting skills in the Bollywood industry and mainly in web series. Notable films include Masaan (2015) with her co-actor Vicky Kaushal.
Tripathi was born in New Delhi. Her father works as an employee for the Indian Administrative Service and her mother is a retired teacher. The family migrated a lot during her father’s job; Tripathi spent her childhood in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Maharashtra as well. She describes her time in Andaman as her happiest childhood days: “That’s when I discovered how much I like traveling and being outdoors” Tripathi said.
Tripathi moved back to New Delhi to pursue secondary education and attended the Delhi Public School there. She then studied at the National Institute of Fashion Technology that’s also located in Delhi and graduated with a degree and certificate in Fashion Communication.
She was a part of the television show The Trip on Bindass and made her Tamil debut with Mehandi Circus directed by Saravana Rajendran known as a famous director in the south. She was also a part of the movie Zoo, India’s first featured movie that was shot entirely on an iPhone. Tripathi’s latest film Gone Kesh is one of the best and most ambitious films, wherein she played the role of an adolescent dancer who develops alopecia and loses both her hair and her self-esteem.
She is also admired for her incredible role in TVF Tripling in the 3rd episode of season 2 as Begum Zainab, who is in love with the elderly Nawab a type of historical series. In season 2 of Laakhon Mein Ek, she played the main role of a doctor name Dr.Shreya. She will next be seen in Disney+ Hotstar’s web series Escape Live soon.