Lavanya Tripathi (born 15 December 1990) is an Indian model, actress 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.