Sudha Chandran Biography: Age, Family, Husband, Award, Profile, disability, Dance

Sudha Chandran
Sudha Chandran: Bharatnatyam dancer

This Biography of Sudha Chandran will inspire you.

Sudha Chandran was born on 27th September 1965. She is one of the famous celebrities in the industry. She is an Indian film and television actress, Bharatnatyam dancer.

She had a road accident near Tiruchirapalli in 1981, in that she hurt her leg. In that accident, her leg became gangrenous and because of that, her parents decided to amputate it. After that, also she became an established Bharatnatyam dancer.

About Sudha Chandran

Sudha Chandran is known for her roles of Yamini in Nagin 1,2, & 3, Ramola Shikand in Kahin Kissi Roz, Chitradevi in Devam Thanda Veedu (the Tamil remake of Saath Nibhana Saathiya) and Anand’s first wife in Hum Paanch (season 2).

She can fluently speak English, Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu and Kannada. She was one of the contestants in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. She acted in Tamil film Mayuri in 1985.

Early and Family life:

Sudha Chandran was born and raised in Mumbai, but her family originates from Vayalur, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. Her father K. D. Chandran, is a former actor and worked at USIS. She completed her B. A. from Mithibai College, Mumbai and subsequently M. A. in Economics.

Sudha Chandran Disability

At the age of 16, in May 1981 she met with an accident in Tamil Nadu. Her legs were wounded in that accident. After initial medical treatment at a local hospital, she was admitted to Vijaya Hospital at Madras.

There doctors discovered that gangrene had formed on her right leg. And because of that the suggested that amputation was required.

That was the toughest period of Sudha’s life. After that she subsequently regained some mobility with the help of a prosthetic Jaipur foot.

After gap of two years, she returned to dancing and performed in India, UAE, Canada, UK, Saudi Arabia, United States, Qatar, Kuwait Oman, Yemen and Bahrain. Her biography is the part of curriculum for schoolchildren in the age group of 8-10.

Sudha Chandran husband

Sudha met Ravi Dang, an associate director during the making of the film and it was love at first sight for her and later decided to get married.

However, her family opposed this union since he is a Punjabi and I am a Tamilian. They tried convincing them, they did not agree. After so much of convincing, the couple finally ran away and tied the knot.

In 1994, Sudha married assistant director Ravi Dang at the Chiranagar Murugan Temple in Chembur. Invertis University, Bareilly gave her an honorary doctorate.


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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Awards of Sudha Chandran

  • Special Jury Award for Mayuri in 1986
  • Indian Television Academy Award in 2005 for Best Actress for Tumhari Disha (for negative role)
  • Asianet Television awards in 2013
  • Best Character actress for Aardram in 2013
  • Vijay Television Award in 2014 Deivam Thandha Veedu (for Best Supporting Actress)
  • Vijay Television Award in 2015 for Deivam Thandha Veedu (for Best Mother in Law)
  • Colors Golden Petal Award in 2016 for Naagin (for Power Packed Performancer)
  • Colors Golden Petal Award 2017 for Naagin-2 (for Best Actor in a Comic Role)

Sudha Chandran Complete Filmography

Here is the list of movies in which Sudha Chandran has acted:

1984 Mayuri
1986 Sarvam Sakthimayam
1986 Malarum Kiliyum
1986 Dharmam
1986 Naache Mayuri
1986 Nambinar Keduvathillai
1986 Vasantha Raagam
1987 Thaye Neeye Thunai
1987 Kalam Mari Katha Mari
1987 Chinna Poove Mella Pesu
1987 Chinna Thambi Periya Thambi
1988 Thanga Kalasam
1988 Oorigitta Kolli
1988 Olavina Aasare
1990 Pati Parmeshwar
1990 Thanedaar
1990 Rajnartaki
1991 Jeene Ki Sazaa
1991 Kurbaan
1991 Maskari
1991 Jaan Pechaan
1992 Nishchay
1992 Shola Aur Shabnam
1993 Phoolan Hasina Ramkali
1994 Baali Umar Ko Salaam
1995 Raghuveer
1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain
2001 Ek Lootere
2006 Shaadi Karke Phas Gaya Yaar
2008 Pranali
2013 Paramveer Parshuram
2017 Tera Intezaar
2018 Krina
2019 Sifar

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