Name : Lekha Washington
Birth Date: 23rd August, 1984
Birthplace : Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Height : 5′6″
Star Sign : Gemini
Marital Status: Single
Role model : Don’t have one person. I respect different people for different reasons.
Life Goal : To become a big actress in india .
Profession : VJ, Modeling & Actress.
Debut : Framed by Chetan Shah
Education : Degree from NID, Ahmedabad
Favorite Films: The Namesake, Mumbai Meri Jaan, and Maddy’s Evanao Oruvan, My preference is not for mainstream films
Favourite Books: I read a lot. Milan Kundera, graphic novels, Neil Gaiman is my favorite.
About her name: There’s no mystery to that. My father’s name is Washington – I have never even been to the U.S!
Tamil movies or Kollywood movies as they are also referred to have become increasingly popular over the last decade. One of their newest and most popular stars in Lekha Washington. At only 24 she is rapidly becoming one of the most talked about females in the industry. Lekha was raised in Chennai, India. She is however part Italian and part Burmese. In the very early stages of her career she featured in a small number of adverts. These were what brought her into the public eye.
Lekha Washington was born and brought up in Chennai, India. She is part Maharashtrian, part Italian and part Burmese. Since Lekha`s humble beginnings in advertising she has blossomed into a successful actress. Lekha began her acting career in the the theatre after qualifying as a film-maker from NID in Ahmedabad. From here she progressed quickly in 2006 to become a VJ in the field of SS music. The shows that Lekha hosted in the early days were PCO and some months later she moved onto connect. She started by playing the leading role in the film 'Framed' directed by independent director Chetan Shah.
After her stint at Video Jockeying, Lekha made it big nationally as one of the interviewers of the highly successful Indian Premier League (IPL). Adventure seems to be the second name of Lekha as he is very fond of adventure sport. She was in London recently and trained in parachute jumping.Will this adventurous streak land her in an action-oriented role a la Charlie’s Angles? Let’s wait and watch.
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