Who is Shweta Tripathi?

Shweta Tripathi is an Indian actress known for playing Golu Gupta in ‘Mirzapur‘ and Shaalu Gupta in her first film ‘Masaan‘, released in 2015. She also played notable roles in suspense thriller series ‘The Gone Game 2‘, ‘Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhen‘ and ‘Laakhon Mein Ek‘. Where her performances were very much appreciated by the critics and audience. Shweta is a versatile actress who loves to explore different roles, thus, you will always see her in quirky characters. Be it Amara Gujral in Gone Game or Dr. Shreya Pathare in Laakhon Mein Ek. Whatever character she plays, she owns it and performs it effortlessly.

Shweta Tripathi Biography

Shweta Tripathi was born and raised in Delhi. She did her 10th and 12th education from Delhi Public School, R.K Puram. Afterwards, she moved to Andaman and Nicobar along with her family and stayed there for 3 years. After returning to Delhi, she joined National Institute of Fashion Technology and finished graduation in Fashion Communication. Post that, she joined a theatre in Delhi where she learnt nuances of acting. Prior to the training, she participated in various college events and functions. However, she never thought that one day she would become an actress.

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Shweta tripathi doing classical dance
Shweta Tripathi – A trained Classical Dancer
Real NameShweta Tripathi Sharma
Nick NamePinki
ProfessionActress
Date of Birth6 July 1985
Age37 years (As of August 2022)
Place of BirthNew Delhi
NationalityIndian
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Sexual OrientationStraight
Zodiac SignCancer
ReligionHinduism
HometownDelhi
Current LocationMumbai, Maharashtra
Languages KnownHindi, English
SchoolDPS RK Puram, Delhi
CollegeNational Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi
Educational QualificationGraduate in Fashion Communication
TheatreYes
Hobbies and Favorites StuffTravelling, Dancing
Favorite ActorNawazuddin Siddiqui, Ranveer Singh
Favorite ActressKonkana Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Alia Bhatt, Kalki Kochelin
Favorite MoviesRockstar, Dil Dhadakne Do, Badlapur
Food PreferenceVegetarian Food

Body Measurements and Physical Appearance

Shweta is 5 feet tall and weighs around 54kgs. She has got black eyes and fair complexion. If we go through her body measurements, her breast size is 32 inches, waist is 28 inches and hips are 32 inches. She goes to gym to keep herself fit and healthy.

Height5’0″ ft
Weight54 Kgs
Breast Size32 inches
Waist Size28 inches
Hips Size32 inches

Family and Relatives

Shweta Tripathi’s father is an IAS officer and mother is a school teacher. Her mother loves playing Sitar and father loves reading books. Shweta also has an elder sister named ‘Pooja Tripathi’ who loves Dancing and Theatre too.

Affairs and Dating Information

Shweta Tripathi has been in relationship with Chaitanya Sharma for so long. In 2018, they both got married despite having an age difference of 5 years, where Shweta is an older one. Chaitanya is an actor, rapper and a musician who started his career in 2014 from Hindi movie ‘Dum Dum Deega Deega’. He is popularly known as ‘SlowCheeta’ and has social media accounts under the same alias.

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Shweta Tripathi with Husband 'Chaitanya Sharma' Aka SlowCheeta
Shweta Tripathi with Husband ‘Chaitanya Sharma’ Aka SlowCheeta

Debut and Career

Kya Mast Hai Life - Shweta Tripathi first tv serial
Kya Mast Hai Life – Shweta Tripathi

Shweta Tripathi made her acting debut in 2009 from Disney’s tv show ‘Kya Mast Hai Life‘. In the kids based show she played the role of Zenia Khan. After this she did couple of non-commercial films where her role was negligible. In 2015, Shweta got her first break in a lead role from Hindi feature film ‘Masaan‘, featured alongside Vicky Kaushal and Richa Chadha. For Masaan, she received the Zee Cine Award for the best supporting actress.

Shweta Tripathi in film 'Masaan'
Shweta Tripathi in film ‘Masaan’

Later, she acted in many Bollywood films such as:-

  • Haramkhor (2017)
  • Gone Kesh (2019)
  • Mehandi Circus (Tamil Film, 2019)
  • Cargo (2020)
  • Raat Akeli Hai (2020)
  • Rashmi Rocket (2021)
Haramkhor movie - Shweta Tripathi

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Among the above mentioned movies, her role in Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer film ‘Haramkhor‘ became very popular. Infact, she received validation from critics and film reviewers. In 2019 film ‘Gone Kesh‘, she played the role of an aspiring dancer and a salesgirl who lost her hair and went bald due to a disease called Alopecia Areata. The other movies made on the similar subject are Ujda Chaman and Bala, however, Gone Kesh is a delight to watch and on par with the movies created around the same theme.

Shweta Tripathi in film Gone Kesh

Apart from movies, Shweta has appeared in web series such as Mirzapur, Escaype live, Lakhon Mein Ek, The Gone Game, The Trip and more. However, she got noticed for giving breakthrough performance in Mirzapur, where she played the character of ‘Gajgamini (Golu) Gupta’. Post release of Mirzapur, Shweta’s fan following increased many fold and she became one of most sought after actress on the OTT platform.

Shweta Tripathi as Golu in Mirzapur series
Shweta Tripathi as Golu in Mirzapur series

Lately, Shweta has been signed by Warner Bros and Dc for Batman podcast series, where she has given the voice of Barbara Gordon, while the cape-wearing vigilante billionaire is played by Amit Sadh. The podcast series ‘Batman : Ek Chakravyuh‘ is directed by Mantra Mugdh and soon stream on Spotify.

Meanwhile, Shweta Tripathi is currently filming for her upcoming movie called ‘Kanjoos Makkhichoos‘ where she will be seen along with Kunal Khemu.

Awards and Nominations

  • Shweta Tripathi has won ZeeCine Awards for her performance in film Masaan.
  • Nominated for Critics Choice Awards (CCA) under the category of Best Actress for Mirzapur S2.
Shweta Tripathi Nominated and Won awards

Facts about Shweta Tripathi

  • Shweta Tripathi is a trained classical dancer.
  • She is learning contemporary and belle dancing.
  • After moving to Mumbai, she established her theatre called ‘All my Tea Productions’.
  • Prior to acting, she has worked as an assistant director and production assistant.
  • She has also appeared as ‘Shruti’ in short film called ‘Laghushanka’, streaming on Sony Liv app.

Salary and Net Worth

Shweta Tripathi is an experienced artist and has a great work profile. Based on her commercial value her net worth is estimated at around 4-5 crore Indian rupees. She earns most of her income from movies and web series.

Social Media Accounts

Shweta Tripathi Instagram