Leslie Tripathy

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Leslie Tripathy
Born Kendrapada, Odisha, India
Nationality Indian
Other names Lezlie Tripathy
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2012-Present

Leslie Tripathy (also known as Lezlie Tripathy) is an Indian actress who mainly appears in music videos and Bollywood.[1][2][3] [4] In 2014, Tripathy debuted in the Hindi film industry with W, directed by Tarun Madan Chopra.[5][6]

Early life and background[edit]

Tripathy is the first child of Dr. Sailendra Narayan Tripathy,[7] a professor in English and Ashoka Tripathy, a teacher in English literature. Tripathy has a younger brother, Shakespeare King, who is a model turned actor. She studied journalism from Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. She has written articles and has campaigned in for women's rights[citation needed]. Before entering into the Bollywood industry, Tripathy was active in the Oriya film industry, including videos and some films.[8]

In 2008, Tripathy sought police protection from Raja Acharya who was stalking her. It was alleged that Biranchi Das also intervened to stop the stalker, and that he was killed as a result.[9]

Tripathy has received eight Governor Awards, State Rajiv Gandhi Samaan, Youth Icon Award, Fun Fearless Female Icon for her respective excellence in Academics and contribution to Arts, Culture, Social Service, Activism against Injustice and Women's Rights.[citation needed]


Tripathy started her Bollywood career with the 2014 film W, playing the character of Roohi Malik, a rape victim.[10] Currently, she is active in the Tamil and Telugu film industry.[11] She appeared in her first Telugu debut movie Chusinodiki Chusinantha,[12][13][14] starring with Sivaji.

Other projects[edit]

Leslie has been signed as the youth ambassador for Mahanadi Surakshya Yojana.[15]


Film Name Language Release Date
W (2014 Film) as Roohi Malik Hindi March 14, 2014
Chusinodiki Chusinantha as Angel Telugu December 12, 2014
Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kadhai Tamil 2016


  1. ^ "Leslie Tripathy and her rejected, dejected suitors". Merinews. 27 May 2008. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Ashok Palit (2 August 2014). "Leslie Tripathy in Telugu Movie". Indian Express. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  3. ^ D N Singh (21 April 2008). "Don dares the `Babus`". Zee News. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Rajaram Satapathy (15 April 2008). "Budhia coach murder: Actor adds twist to tale". Times of India. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Ashok Palit (31 January 2013). "Odisha: Leslie Tripathy to act in Hindi cinema". Bhubaneswar. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Ashok Palit (1 March 2014). "Odia actress Leslie Tripathy upcoming Hindi film scheduled to be released in March". Bhubaneswar. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  7. ^ Jigsaw Creations. "Poesie India International - All About Us!". oocities.org. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  8. ^ Tripathy, Leslie. "Biography". imdb.com. Arunab Das. 
  9. ^ "Biranchi case: officials summon Leslie Tripathy". The Hindu. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "Lesly Tripathy in Telegu Movie". My City Bhubaneswar. 
  11. ^ TeluguWOW. "లెజ్లీ త్రిపాఠి స్టిల్స్ | TeluguWOW". teluguwow.com. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "Movie Bytes". The New Indian Express. 
  13. ^ "'Chusinodiki Chusinantha' audio released". indiaglitz.com. 
  14. ^ Tripathy, Leslie. "Movie debut news". 
  15. ^ "Sky's the Limit for Lezlie Tripathy". Odisha News Insight. Odisha News Insight. Retrieved 2016-01-12. 

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