Saturday, July 25, 2009

More about Lekha Washington

Lekha was born & brought up in Chennai and is the daughter of a Maharashtrian mother and a half Burmese & half Italian father. She studied in Chennai and later went to Ahmedabad to pursue a course in film-making from the National Institute of Designing.

She had dreams of acting since she was 8 and participated in school plays & drama since she was fond of acting. According to Lekha herself she was an awkward looking kid and resembled a tomboy. After completing her education she took up sculptoring professionally and has been a VJ for the music based Tamil shows which are now called PCO and Connect. Soon, she got the chance to host the first season of the Indian Premier League and therein she got the chance to meet Bollywood stars & started getting offers from Bollywood.

She has shot some 12 short documentary films.

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