Lavanya Tripathi was born 15 December 1990is an Indian actress, model and dancer who predominantly works in Telugu film industry. After working as a model and won the Miss Uttarakhand title in 2006, she entered the film industry in 2012, with the Telugu film, Andala Rakshasi.
Lavanya Tripathi was born in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India and grew up in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Her father is a lawyer practicing in high court and civil court and her mother is a retired teacher. She has two elder siblings, one brother and sister. After completing her schooling from Marshall School, Dehradun, she moved to Mumbai, where she graduated in Economics from Rishi Dayaram National College. She stated that she "always wanted to be in showbiz" but her father wanted her to complete her education first. She then started modelling, appearing in commercials, while also being part of television shows. She won the title of Miss Uttarakhand in 2006.
She is a Trained Classical Dancer in Bharatnatyam which she displayed glimpses in the film Bale Bale Magadivoy.
Lavanya Tripathi acted in an advertisement along with the Traffic Police Department of Telangana for which she did not take any remuneration. She has appeared in the ads of some famous brands including Fair & Lovely (cosmetics) and Binani Cement.
She made her feature film debut with the 2012 Telugu film Andala Rakshasi.after a friend suggested her to attend the audition for the role. She earned critical acclaim for her performance as Midhuna and won the Best Debutante Award from Maa TV. The following year she starred in Doosukeltha which also proved to be successful. In 2014, she made her debut in Tamil cinema with Brahman in which she played an aspiring journalist, Gayathri. She quickly landed her next Tamil film role, in Naanum Rowdydhaan, but was removed from the film when a new production studio took over the project. Her next Telugu project was Bhale Bhale Magadivoy with Nani.