Leena Chandavarkar

  • Birthday: 29. August 1950
  • Birthplace: Dharwad

Biography

Leena Chandavarkar is an Indian former actress who appeared in Bollywood movies and now appears in reality shows.

Leena Chandavarkar came into the limelight after finishing as one of the runners-up for the Fresh Face Competition organized across the country by Filmfare. Initially, she worked in advertisements but eventually ventured into films. She made her debut in Man Ka Meet for Sunil Dutt, and it was his wife Nargis who groomed her to be an actress. Between 1969 and 1979, Leena acted in many films. She was cast opposite many of popular heroes of that era. She gave one of her best performances in Mehboob Ki Mehndi with Rajesh Khanna in 1971.

Bairaag is another example where she acted with the great screen legend Dilip Kumar and a mighty star cast of Saira Bano, Prem Chopra and Helen.

She appeared as a guest judge for the first 2 episodes of "K for Kishore", a new reality TV singing show launched by Sony TV during December 2007. She is now appearing for the reality shows. She also penned some songs for Amit Kumar and Rajesh Bambal for a music album.


Movies

1977 - Aafat
1977 - Aakhri Goli
1973 - Anhonee
1975 - Apne Rang Hazaar
1976 - Bairaag
1974 - Bidaai
1974 - Chor Chor
1978 - Daaku Aur Jawan
1972 - Dil Ka Raja
1973 - Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara
1975 - Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka
1973 - Honeymoon
1970 - Humjoli
1971 - Jaane-Anjaane
1975 - Jaggu
2015 - Jawab
1971 - Main Sunder Hoon
1973 - Manchali
1971 - Mehboob Ki Mehndi
1977 - Naami Chor
1978 - Nalayak
1971 - Preetam
1975 - Qaid
1971 - Rakhwala
1970 - Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
1985 - Sarfarosh
1977 - Yaaron Ka Yaar