Anju Mahendru was born on January 11, 1946.she is an Indian actress.Mahendru was born in Mumbai.She is famed for her relationship with famous Bollywood star Rajesh Khanna and was briefly engaged to cricket player Gary Sobers. She is friends with Shabana Azmi, whose father discovered her.
Mahendru was discovered by poet and lyricist Kaifi Azmi and was a popular starlet during the sixties and seventies. She never made it as a leading lady and moved to character roles. She acted only in few films during the eighties and nineties.
In the late 1990s, she made a comeback via television with strong roles in television serials in India. In the new century, she acted in a supporting role in the critically acclaimed Saathiya alongside Rani Mukerji and Vivek Oberoi, made a guest appearance in Page 3 and had a part in 2006's Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye alongside Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif.
Presently she is working in television serials.