Sudha Chandran

Profession: Actress , Guest Appearance, Producer, Supporting Actress
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  • Also Know as :- Sudha Chandran
  • Profession:- Actress , Guest Appearance, Producer, Supporting Actress
  • Gender :- female
  • Birthdate:- 27 Sep 1965
  • Status:- Married
  • Debut Year:- 1981
  • Active Years:- Till Today

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  • Eye Color :- Black
  • Hair Color :- Black

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Sudha Chandran (born 27 September 1965) is an Indian Bharatanatyam dancer and actress who appears in Indian television and films. In 1981, she hurt her leg in a road accident near Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu while coming back from Madras with her parents. Her leg became gangrenous and her parents opted to have it amputated. However, she subsequently became an established Bharatnatyam dancer. Chandran is known for her roles of Ramola Sikand in Kaahin Kissii Roz, Yamini Singh and Seema Gujral in Naagin 1, 2, 3 and 6, Chitradevi in Deivam Thandha Veedu, the Tamil remake of Saath Nibhana Saathiya. She was awarded National Film Award – Special Jury Award for the Telugu film Mayuri which is based on her life at 33rd National Film Awards in 1985.

She was a contestant on the reality dance series Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

Sudha Chandran was born on 27 September 1965 in Mumbai. She had stated in an interview of Nettavu, that she was born and raised in Mumbai, but her family originates from Vayalur, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. Her father K.D. Chandran, worked at USIS and was a former actor. Sudha Chandran earned her B.A. from Mithibai College, Mumbai and subsequently an M.A. in economics

In May 1981, at about 16 years old, in Tamil Nadu, Chandran met with an accident in which her legs were wounded. She received initial medical treatment of her injuries at a local hospital and was later admitted to Vijaya Hospital at Madras. After doctors discovered that gangrene had formed on her right leg, amputation was required. Chandran says that this period was the toughest time of her life. She subsequently regained some mobility with the help of a prosthetic Jaipur foot. She returned to dancing after a gap of two years and performed in India, Saudi Arabia, United States, UK, Canada, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain , Yemen and Oman. Sudha Chandran married assistant director Ravi Dang in 1994. She was given an honorary doctorate by Invertis University, Bareilly.

She started her career with Telugu film Mayuri. That film was based on her own life. Same film was dubbed in Tamil and Malayalam. In Hindi it was renamed as Naache Maayuri.

In that film, also Sudha again played herself with Shekhar Suman, Dina Pathak and Aruna Irani. For her performance in Mayuri in 1986, she was awarded Special Jury Award at the National Film Awards.

Kaahin Kissi Roz and K Street Pali Hill were her notable shows on television. She was one of the contestants in dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 2 in 2007. In 2015, she appears as Yamini in TV serial Naagin.

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