Neetu Chandra

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Neetu Chandra

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Neetu Chandra
Neetu chandra at Dabboo Ratnani Calendar Launch, 2011 (cropped).jpg

Chandra at Dabboo Ratnani Calendar Launch in 2011
Born (1984-06-20) 20 June 1984 (age 33)
Patna, Bihar, India
Occupation Actress, model, Film producer
Years active 2005–present
Relatives Nitin Chandra

Abhishek Chandra(Brother)

Neetu Chandra is an Indian actress, producer and theatre artist.[1] She is also an established classical dancer and an active sportsperson, involved in the promotion of basketball in the country through her close association with the NBA and Taekwondo, being a fourth Dan blackbelt.[2] She has her own production house called Champaran Talkies, winning the National Award for the film Mithila Makhaan.[3] The national award winning film was directed by her brother Nitin Chandra.Her younger Brother Abhishek Chandra is Fashion Designer In Hindi Films.

Early life and education[edit]

Neetu chandra at Dabboo Ratnani Calendar Launch, 2011.jpg

Neetu Chandra was born in Patna, Bihar, India. Her mother tongue is Bhojpuri.[4] She was educated at the Notre Dame Academy, Patna and completed her undergraduate education at Delhi’s Indraprastha College.[5] She started modelling and Neetu gives credit of her success to her mother, a native of East Champaran in Bihar.[6] She has appeared in several advertisements and videos for firms since her graduation. She holds two Dan black belts in Taekwondo and represented India in the 1997 World Taekwondo Championships in Hong Kong.[7]

Neetu Chandra’s brother is Nitin Chandra who also directed the movie Deswa.[8]

Acting career[edit]

She entered Hindi film industry in 2005 with Garam Masala in which 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 four releases, being directed by Dibakar Banerjee, Rahul Dholakia, Ashwini Dheer and Vikram. Her Tamil film, Yavarum Nalam with Madhavan, released in 2009, was declared a major hit. In 2010 she was seen in four Hindi films, Rann, Apartment, No Problem, in which she made a special appearance, and Sadiyaan, and one Tamil film, Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai.

In 2011 Deswa, a Bhojpuri film which she produced and which was directed by her brother, is released.[9]

In 2013, she acted in the Tamil gangster film Ameerin Aadhi Baghavan with Jayam Ravi. She has completed filming for a Greek film Home Sweet Home,[10] in which she plays an Indian girl.[11] She had to learn Greek for the film and also dubbed herself.[12] She has two Hindi films, Kusar Prasad Ka Bhoot and Shooter, coming up.[4]

Other work[edit]

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Chandra was signed as the brand ambassador for the Hoop, a Gitanjali brand.[13] She also took part in a commercial for Mysore Sandal Soap. Neetu Chandra also appeared in music director Ismail Darbar‘s music video “Rasiya Saajan” along with Zubeen Garg.[14] She was also seen in the music video of Bombay Vikings‘ singer Neeraj Shridhar‘s hit single “Aa Raha Hoon Main”.[15] She also appeared in a successful remix of Sajna Hai Mujhe from D.J. Hot Remix Vol.1 (and the song appeared in 7 other albums after that) , and the super hit song Mera Babu Chhail Chhabila (CD – Sophie & Dr.Love , DVD – D. J. Hot Remix Vol.2 & The Return Of Kaanta Mix) alongside Sophie Choudry (the song appeared in 9 other albums after that).

She is a Life Member of International Film And Television Club and International Film And Television Research Centre of Asian Academy of Film & Television.[citation needed]

In 2013, Chandra made her debut in theatre,[16] in a play, called Umrao, which featured her in the title role. The Times of India wrote that, “Neetu Chandra’s debut on stage, though confident, doesn’t create the desired impact and you wonder what’s missing throughout the play”.[17] She is appearing as anchor in famous film song based programme Rangoli on DD National from May 2017.

In the media and personal life[edit]

In 2008, 7Seas Technologies launched a 3D mobile game, Neetu — The Alien Killer, with Neetu Chandra as the lead character.[18]

Neetu was featured on the cover of the January 2009 issue of Indian Maxim.[19]

Neetu began a relationship with actor Randeep Hooda in mid 2010 but the couple parted ways in 2013.[20][21]

Filmography[edit]

As Actress[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2003 Vishnu Hero Friend Telugu
2005 Garam Masala Sweety Hindi
2006 Godavari Raji Telugu
2007 Traffic Signal Rani Hindi
2008 One Two Three Inspector Mayawati Chautala Hindi
2008 Summer 2007 Digamber’s wife Hindi
2008 Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! Sonal Hindi
2009 Satyameva Jayate Basara Papa Telugu
2009 Yavarum Nalam Priya Manohar Tamil
2009 13B Hindi
2010 Mumbai Cutting Hindi
2010 Rann Yasmin Hussain Hindi
2010 Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai Tejaswini Tamil
2010 Apartment Neha Bhargav Hindi
2010 No Problem Sophia Hindi Special appearance
2010 Sadiyaan Hindi
2011 Yuddham Sei Tamil Special appearance in song “Kannitheevu Ponna”
2011 Kucch Luv Jaisaa Ria Hindi
2013 Aadhi Baghavan Rani Sampatha / Karishma Tamil SIIMA Award for Best Actress in Negative role
2013 Settai Tamil Special appearance in song “Laila Laila”
2014 Manam Telugu Cameo appearance
2014 Power Kannada Special appearance
2015 Thilagar Tamil Special appearance
2013 Block 12[22] Greek
2017 Singam 3 Tamil Special Appearance
2017 Vaigai Express Radhika/ Jyothika Tamil Dual Role
2017 Brahma.com Neetu Chandra Tamil

As producer[edit]

Year Film Language Notes
2011 Deswa Bhojpuri
2016 Mithila Makhaan Maithili 2016
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