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Current City: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Biography Lezlie Tripathy (originally known as Leslie Tripathy) is one of the leading actresses of ‘W’. The trail-blazing movie is directed by Tarun Chopra. The movie released on March 14th 2014. Brought up in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Lezlie is already a celebrity in the literary landscape as a poet and author of a Poetry anthology, ‘Because I Am A Girl’. Lezlie’s nickname is Gogol (named after Russian Writer Nikolai Gogol) was born to a family of Educationists; mother Ashoka Tripathy was a teacher now a home-maker, her father, Dr.Sailendra Narayan Tripathy is a professor, Columnist and one of the popular Indian English Poets of the 90’s, who blazed a new trail in English Poetry. Brother Shakexpear King is a model turned actor. She studied journalism from Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. Has penned articles and has been actively involved in crusading for Women’s Empowerment and voicing support for the voiceless and the underdogs. Lezlie is a recipient of 8 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. She is the Editor of PII (Poesie India International) a journal devoted to ‘Peace through Poetry’. She is the Youth Ambassador for Polio Eradication Campaign for Rotary Club Heritage. As Youth Ambassador of Prerana, she has planted around 550 saplings for a Greener India. Youth Ambassador for Literary Journal ‘Eternity’. Spokesperson for Welfare Organizations like World Vision, Asha, in their campaigns for Education for All, Green Movement, Empowering Girl Child. Lezlie has vowed to campaign for women till they have a rightful place under the sun rather than being used as iconic metaphors. Awards Youth Icon award, Rajiv Gandhi Samaan 2007,8 times Gover Award Recepient. Romantic Goddess award, Nilkantha Award, Fresh Face of the year 2006