Pooja Tripathi is a first generation Indian American actor, filmmaker and violinist based in New York City. She grew up in Pittsburgh & NYC, and studied at Carnegie Mellon University.
Pooja is the co-creator of dramedy series Amsterdam Ave. which was created by a 90% female crew and takes place in Amsterdam and NYC. The show features talent including Catherine Curtin, music directors Coco & Breezy, and has been featured in Elle, Marie Claire, Grazia, Brown Girl Mag and more. She and her co-creator set up a tour of 30+ screenings with stops including Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University, the LinkedIn and Scholastic HQs, Soho House Chicago and New York, and the Dutch Embassy.
In 2021, Pooja joined Tiktok making satirical comedy videos about the characters of New York City, LA, and other major cities. She has amassed 33k+ followers and over 3 million total likes, and has partnered with brands including Target, Bustle and Task Rabbit. Find Pooja on Tiktok: @winnie_thepooj
Pooja also co-created vegan musical comedy web-series Kombuchachacha, starring in the role of Apricot.