Vani Tripathi

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Vani Tripathi
Prasoon Joshi, Amish Tripathi, Yatindra Mishra, Vani Tripathi at the Panel Discussion on “Is contemporary Cinema Reflecting the Literature of Our Times”, during the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2017).jpg
Tripathi, IFFI (2017)
Born (1979-07-04) 4 July 1979 (age 42)
New Delhi, India
OccupationActor, politician
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party

Vani Tripathi is former national secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party and an Indian actor who has acted in films like Chalte Chalte and Dushman.[1][2][3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Vani's family hails from Uttarakhand and her father was a Professor in Delhi University. She married Gurgaon based Kashmiri Businessman Hemant Tikoo in October 2013.[5]

Political career[edit]

Vani Tripathi is the former national secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party, the ruling party of India, an actor by profession, she has been an activist bringing issues related to youth and women to the notice of various forums and has led several leadership programmes in India and abroad.[6][7][8][9]

Her campaign and outreach programmes focused on encouraging women's participation in politics. As a celebrity campaigner of the BJP, she has also managed campaigns for several candidates, especially women in various parts of India, including cities like Delhi, Mumbai, states of Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.[10][11]

Film career and education[edit]

Vani has a bachelor's degree in political science from Hindu college, Delhi university. She has worked with theatre stalwarts like Barry John and Maya Rao besides Ebrahim Alkazi. She has also worked with directors including Mahesh Bhatt, Tanuja Chandra and Kundan Shah. Vani has been deeply involved in theatre, films and television and has worked in projects both in India and abroad.[12][13]

Vani also worked as an actor-teacher at the National School of Drama's theatre in Education Company for few years situated in New Delhi. Vani Tripathi is actively involved with Madhya Pradesh School of Drama (MPSD).[14] She is doing Eehsaas and Agneepath on the national network.[15]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2006 Dil Se Pooch... Kidhar Jaana Hai Aliya Hindi
2004 Inteqam: The Perfect Game Vani Trapathi Hindi
2003 Chalte Chalte Hindi Special appearance as a Friend
2000 Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani Mini Hindi
1998 Dushman Sunanada Tripathi Hindi
1997 Nel profondo paese straniero Prostituta Indiana Hindi


  1. Nilima Pathak (1 May 2010). "Tripathi urges youth to care, not criticise". Gulf News.
  2. "Vani Tripathi's b'day bash". Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  3. "Vani Tripathi's b'day bash in Delhi". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 November 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  4. Chitra Subramanyam. "Armed to go: Wonder Woman — Who are you today?". Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  5. "BJP Leader and Actress Vani Tripathi marries Kashmiri Businessman". Retrieved 19 October 2013.
  6. "Vani Tripathi at the BJP national president Nitin Gadkari's son's wedding reception, held at hotel Ashoka, New Delhi on July 02, 2012". Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  7. "TV actress Vani Tripathi poses for the shutterbugs". Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  8. [1][dead link]
  9. "Vani Tripathi at Puneet-Felicia's wedding in Delhi". Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  10. "Modi's Four Favourite Women". Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  11. "BJP demands Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's resignation". Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  12. "Metro Plus Delhi / Profiles : No candy floss this time". The Hindu. 16 December 2006. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  13. "Vani Tripathi, Murli Manohar Joshi during Shahnawaz Hussain Eid party celebrated at Pant Marg in Delhi". Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  14. "Delhi rape case: The incident is spine chilling, says Vani Tripathi". The Times of India. 23 December 2012. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  15. "The Sunday Tribune — Spectrum — Television". 18 April 2004. Retrieved 11 November 2013.

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