Lezlie Tripathy

Biography of Lezlie Tripathy

Leslie Tripathy (also known as Lezlie Tripathy) is an Indian actress who has acted in Hindi and Telugu, Tamil Films. In 2014, Tripathy debuted Hindi film industry with W, directed by Tarun Madan Chopra.

Lezlie is the daughter of Dr. Sailendra Narayan Tripathy, one of the well-known poets and Writers of India.

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, Prof.Sailendra Narayan Tripathy is a professor, Columnist and one of the popular Indian English Poets of the 80’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.

Lezlie Tripathy's Works:

Because I Am A Girl

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The bogies whiff mystery

When I watch them from the window

Of my room

Like a gynormous giant on a run

Flashing its glittering teeth

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