Sudha Chandran is an Indian film and television actress. She was born on 27 September 1965 in Mumbai. Sudha did her B.A. from Mithibai College in Mumbai and M.A. in Economics. She is also an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer.
Let’s go through the personal and professional life of Sudha Chandran and discover some unknown facts about her. Also, You can find Sudha Chandran Biography, Images, Leg, Family, Awards, Age, Net worth & more in this article.
Bio/Wiki of Sudha Chandran
|Meaning of Name||Living water|
|Profession||Actress and Dancer|
|Famous For||Famous TV Serial Actress|
|Physical Stats & More (approx)|
|Height||in centimeters – 170 cm|
|in feet inches – 5’ 7”|
|Weight||in kilograms – 70 kg|
|in pounds – 154 lbs|
|Figure Measurements (approx)||37-34-37|
Career Debut of Sudha Chandran
Film – Mayuri (1984)
TV – Dharam Yuddh (1988)
Personal Life of Sudha Chandran
|Date of Birth||21 September 1964|
|Age (as in 2020)||56 Years|
|Birthplace||Kannur, Kerala, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||St. Joseph’s Convent School|
|College/University||Mithibai College, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||M.A in Economics|
|Brand Endorsements||Youth Service America, Ford India|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Fees per Episode||8,000 Rs|
Relationships & More of Sudha Chandran
Family of Sudha Chandran
Husband – Ravi Dang (Assistant Director)
Children – No
Father – K.D.Chandran (Dy. Library Director of USIS and Actor)
Mother – Thangam Chandran
Social Media Presence of Sudha Chandran
|Social Media||Social Profile||Followers – 2020||Live Count|
Favorite Things of Sudha Chandran
Favorite Food – Rasam rice and Papadam
Favorite Actor – Rajesh Khanna and Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Actress – Meena Kumari, Hema Malini, Rekha and Sridevi
Favorite Colour – Blue, Red
Favorite Restaurant – Green House, The Class in Mumbai
Awards of Sudha Chandran
In 1986 Sudha won the National Film Award – Special Jury Award for her first movie Mayuri.
In 2005 Sudha won the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actress in a negative role for TV serial Tumhari Disha aired on Zee TV.
In 2013 Sudha won Asianet Television awards 2013 Best Character actress for TV serial Aardram aired on Asianet.
In 2014 Sudha won Vijay Television Award for Best Supporting Actress for TV serial Deivam Thandha Veedu aired on Star Vijay.
In 2015 Sudha won Vijay Television Award for Best Mother in Law for TV serial Deivam Thandha Veedu aired on Star Vijay.
In 2016 Sudha won Colors Golden Petal Award for Power Packed Performance for TV serial Naagin aired on Colors TV.
In 2017 Sudha won Colors Golden Petal Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role for TV serial Naagin 2 aired on Colors TV.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sudha Chandran
Sudha was born on September 21st, 1964, in Mumbai. She is the only child of her parents. Her mother, Mrs. Thangam, was an excellent singer, and her father, K.D. Chandran, was an art lover.
Due to Sudha’s passion for dance, her father took her to the famous dance school of Kala Sadan Mumbai. Sudha started dancing when she was just three years old.
By the age of 17, Sudha had already performed in 75 stage shows and gained too much popularity for her effortless and graceful dancing.
Sudha’s mother left her job and stayed at home so that her upbringing was not compromised.
Sudha scored 80% in her 10th exam and stood first in her school. But due to her interest in dancing, she pursued arts instead of science. She did her Masters in Economics from Mumbai’s Mithibai College.
On May 5th, 1981 Sudha met with a road accident near Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu) while coming back from Madras with her parents. She lost one leg due to gangrene occurring in her leg. She overcame this disability with the help of a prosthetic Jaipur Foot; it took three years of physiotherapy to recover her completely.
Sudha started her acting career with a 1986 released Telugu film Mayuri, which was based upon her real-life story. For Mayuri, she won the National Film Award in the Special Jury Award category.
Her award-winning movie Mayuri was dubbed in Tamil and Malayalam and later was remade in Hindi in the year 1986 with the name Naache Mayuri.
At the 33rd National Film Festival, Sudha was presented with a special award ‘Silver Lotus’ and a sum amount of 5,000/- for her role in the film ‘Mayuri’ by the Former President of India Giani Zail Singh.
In 1993, Sudha started her acting career on the small screen with the TV serial Rishtey aired on Zee TV.
Sudha runs a dancing school named Natya Mayuri Sudhachandran Dance Academy, which has many branches in Mumbai and Pune. Her husband Ravikumar Dang is the executive director of this dance school.
Sudha got selected as vice-chairperson of the National Association of Disabled Enterprises (NADE) in 2015. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of Witty Kids High School in Malad in Mumbai
Sudha Chandran was born and raised in Mumbai, but as she said in a chat show, her family originates from Vayaloor, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.
Sudha has also acted in many Bollywood movies as well as Regional movies such as Bhojpuri, Malayalam, Gujrati, Marathi, etc.
Along with acting in films and TV serials, Sudha also appeared as a judge in many reality shows.
Shows judged by Sudha Chandran
2007 – Malayalam dance show Super Dancer Junior aired on Amrita TV.
2008 – Malayalam dance show Super Dancer aired on Amrita TV.
2008 – Hindi dance show Krazy Kiya Re aired on DD National.
2009 – Malayalam dance show Super Dancer Junior season 2 aired on Amrita TV.
2012 – Marathi dance show for girls only Marathi Taraaka aired on Zee Marathi.
2013 – Malayalam dance show Uggram Ujjwalam aired on Mazhavil Manorama.
2013 – Malayalam dance show Little Stars aired on Asianet.
2016 – Tamil dance show Dance Jodi Dance aired on Zee Tamil.
2017 – Malayalam family game show Malayali Veettamma aired on Flowers TV.
2013 – Tamil dance show Dancing Khilladies aired on Zee Tamil.
2017 – Tamil dance show Zee Dance League aired on Zee Tamil.
2018 – Malayalam Comedy show Comedy Stars season 2 aired on Asianet.
2018 – Tamil dance show Dance Jodi Dance Juniors aired on Zee Tamil.
2019 – Malayalam Comedy show Thakarppan Comedy aired on Mazhavil Manorama.
Details about Sudha’s first movie:
Mayuri is the real life story of Sudha chandran herself. She lost her leg in an accident in June 1981. The film shows how she got a Jaipur foot and fights her way back as a successful dancer.
- Director – Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
- Producer – Ramoji Rao
- Writer – Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
- Music – S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
- Production Company – Ushakiran Movies
- Language – Telugu
- Release Date – 1985
- Running Time – 142 Min
- Cast – Sudha Chandran, Veeramachaneni Subhakar, P. L. Narayanai, Nirmalamma, Suthi Veerabhadram, Y. Vijaya, Chakri Toleti, Subbaruju, Potti Prasad
- Nandi Awards
- Best Feature Film from Government of Andhra Pradesh
- Best Director – Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
- Best Supporting Actress – G. Nirmalamma
- Best Screenplay Writer – Singeetham Srinivasa Rao, K. S. Prakash Rao
- Best Cinematographer – Srihari Anumolu
- Best Music Director – S.P.Balasubrahmanyam
- Best Male Playback Singer – S.P.Balasubrahmanyam
- Best Editor – Gowtham Raju
- Best Art Director – V. Bhaskara Raju
- Best Choreographer – Seshu
- Best Audiographer – Yemmi
- Second Best Story Writer – Ushakiran Movies Unit
- Special Jury Award – Sudha Chandran
- Special Jury Award – P. L. Narayana
- Best Director Telugu – Singeetam Srinivasa Rao (1985)
- National Film Awards
- National Film Award – Special Jury Award – Sudha Chandran
Sudha shares her Birthday with following famous personalities:
- Yash Raj Chopra – Indian filmmaker, film director and screenwriter.
- Mata Amritanandamayi – Hindu spiritual leader and guru
- Lakshmipathy Balaji – Indian cricketer
- Lil Wayne – American rapper
- Avril Lavigne – Singer-songwriter
- Gwyneth Paltrow – American actress
- Simona Halep – Romanian tennis player
- Francesco Totti – Italian footballer
- Andy Lau – Actor
- Anna Camp – Actress
Unseen Photos of Sudha Chandran
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