Neetu Chandra is one of the most talented and beautiful face of Indian cinema. She has appeared in a number of Hindi and Tamil movies and with every film, she leaves an unforgettable impression of her immense acting skills. Apart from being an Indian film actress, Neetu also holds 2 Dan black belts in Taekwondo and also a successful Indian model. She is a National Games Silver Medal winner in Taekwondo.
Early Life of Neetu Chandra
Neetu Chandra was born on 20th June, 1984 in Patna, Bihar. She was educated at the Notre Dame Academy, Patna and completed her undergraduate education at Delhi's Indraprastha College. After completing her basic education, she started her work with small print ad campaigns in Delhi. She started modeling and has appeared in several advertisements and videos for firms since her graduation. But her hard work and perseverance took her to the Hindi film Industry. Before entering the Hindi film Industry, Neetu is an avid sportsperson. She is a black belt holder in Taekwondo. She has represented India in two different games, which is very rare. She has represented India in International Taekwondo Championship at Hong Kong in 1996 and represented India in World Korfball Championship in 1995 at New Delhi.
Acting Career of Neetu Chandra
Neetu Chandra entered Hindi film industry in 2005 with her debut in "Garam Masala" where she portrayed ‘Sweety’, an airhostess. She also acted in "Godavari", a Telugu film, in 2006. In 2007 she appeared in Madhur Bhandarkar's film, "Traffic Signal".
In 2008, she had 4 releases, being directed by Dibakar Banerjee, Rahul Dholakia, Ashwini Dheer and Vikram Bhatt. Her Tamil film, "Yavarum Nalam" with Madhavan, released in 2009, was declared a major hit. In 2010 she was seen in 4 Hindi films, "Rann", "Apartment" and "No Problem" in which she made a special appearance. She has also worked in several Tamil films namely "Sadiyaan", "Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai", "Yuddham Sei", "Settai", "Ameerin Aadhi Baghavan", "Thilagar", "Vaigai Express" and "Power" in Kannada.
In 2011 Neetu Chandra also produced a Bhojpuri film named "Deswa" which was directed by her brother is released. She has completed filming for a Greek film "Home Sweet Home", in which she plays an Indian girl. She has two upcoming Hindi films, "Kusar Prasad Ka Bhoot" and "Shooter". Some of her other films are "Vishnu", "Satyameva Jayate", "Manam" in Telugu, "One Two Three", "Summer 2007", "Oye Lucky Lucky Oye", "13B", "Mumbai Cutting", "Kuch Luv Jaisa" in Hindi.
In 2013, Neetu Chandra made her debut in theatre, in a play, called "Umrao", which featured her in the title role. Neetu was on the cover of Maxim India on the January 2009 issue of the magazine.
(Last Updated on : 03-08-2015)
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