Neetu Chandra (born 20 June 1984) is an Indian film actress, model and martial artist.
Neetu Chandra was born in Patna, Bihar, India. Her mother tongue is Bhojpuri. She was educated at the Notre Dame Academy, Patna and completed her undergraduate education at Delhi’s Indraprastha College.She started modelling and Neetu gives credit of her success to her mother, a native of East Champaran in Bihar. 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.
Neetu Chandra’s brother is Nitin Chandra who also directed the movie Deswa.
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, chak de india, in which she made a special appearance, Sadiyaan and Jag Mundhra’s Apartment, 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.
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, in which she plays an Indian girl.She had to learn Greek for the film and also dubbed herself.She has two Hindi films, Kusar Prasad Ka Bhoot and Shooter, coming up.
In 2008, 7Seas Technologies launched a 3D mobile game, Neetu — The Alien Killer, with Neetu Chandra as the lead character.
Neetu was featured on the cover of the January 2009 issue of Indian Maxim.
Neetu began a relationship with actor Randeep Hooda in mid 2010 but the couple parted ways in 2013.