Leena Chandavarkar

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Leena Chandavarkar

Born:29 Aug

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Leena Chandavarkar was born in North Karnataka in the Karwar-Dharwad region. Her father was a retired officer in armed forces and chose to live in Dharwad. Leena studied at Bassel Mission Girl's high school for some years. Like most Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmins, she is fluent in Konkani, Marathi and Kannada.

Leena won a talent contest in Mumbai at the age of 15 and went to Mumbai to become an actress. But when she reached Mumbai, she was told that though she was photogenic and talented, she was too young to play the heroine. Unwilling to act in sisters' roles, Leena bided her time and modelled for a few advertisements, which brought her to the notice of actor-filmmaker Sunil Dutt. Sunil Dutt was producing a film to launch his brother Som Dutt. He offered Leena the leading ...By Ashutosh» read full biography

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Leena was offered Ganga Ki Saugand (1978) opposite Amitabh Bachchan. But, she was not doing films at that time and turned it down.By Pritam Roy

At the peak of her career, Leena could not do many films due to date constraints like Sharmeelee (1971), Khilona (1970), Kati Patang (1970), Khaan Dost (1976), Resham Ki Dori (1974), Jheel Ke Us Paar (1973).By Pritam Roy

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  • hello Leenaji, i was and i am a great fan of yours! A very happy birthday to you.have a blast with your sons and with 'yaadein' of your melodious husband....By vijay malhotra

  • you are cute actress and i like you very much...By RIPON

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