Name Usha Chavan / उषा चव्हाण

Date of Birth / Birthday / Age 17th October, 1955. Her age as of posting this is around 63 years.

Marital Status / Husband / Spouse / Partner Dattatray KaduDeshmukh

Biodata Profile / Wikipedia Information
  • Usha Chavan is a noted Marathi and Hindi film actress. She was the leading lady of the Marathi comedy actor Dada Kondke, in many of his greatly popular Marathi movies.
  • Her films with Dada Kondke earned quick recognition among Marathi film viewers. The acted in a series of hit movies as a lead pair.
  • She has also played some roles in Telugu movies. One of the known was “Durdabitta” in which she starred opposite the famous actor Dr. Raj Kumar.
  • She was also a part of Manoj Kumar starrer film “Shirdi Ke Sai Baba”.
  • In all, she has done more than 90-100 films.
  • Not only a great actress, she also one of the talented dancers of Marathi & Hindi Film Industry.
  • She has done mind-blowing dance performances in many of her movies.
  • Though people know her by acting & dance, she is also a good singer. She rendered her voice for her few films. One of them was for her dance performance in Marathi Film ‘Mukkam Post Dhebewadi’ for the song ‘Hirwya maadicha jeena awaghad…’
  • She made her career solely and reached to the top position in Marathi film industry by a combination of her hard work and beauty.

Family Information :

  • Usha was born and brought up in Pune.
  • Her family was engaged in Loknatya and plays. Born into an artist family, Usha too developed the same skills.
  • Her mother has acted with legendary actor Prithviraj Kapoor in a number of silent movies.
  • Usha was married to Dattatray KaduDeshmukh who was a landlord and owned more than 25 acres of land in Pune! The couple has one son named Hridaynath KaduDeshmukh.
  • Her family consists of her son Hridaynath, Daughter-in-law and 2 grandsons namely Rohit and Rohan. Her son Hridaynath is an entrepreneur and is the owner of a construction firm. Usha’s elder grandson Rohit KaduDeshmukh is also an entrepreneur & owns a private firm named “Uniseller” which is into trading and import export internationally.
  • Rohit had acted in film “Vajau Kaa” in his childhood as Usha Chavan’s and Dada Kondke’s son. Her younger grandson Rohan KaduDeshmukh is a college student!
  • They all live together in a Bungalow in Pune.

  • The family also owes a banquet/wedding hall named Usha Palace at Dhankawadi in Pune.
  • Usha started her career before her marriage and hence the surname Chavan got famous. So everyone knows her with the name Usha Chavan. But her full name after marriage is Usha Chavan KaduDeshmukh.
  • Usha also owns a film production house named Abhinay Chitra. She has produced two movies namely Dharpakad and Gauracha Navra. The script writing of her third movie is in progress and will be out soon!
  • She is also the only Executor cum Trustee of Dada Kondke Trust and Properties which is more than 150 acres!
Natak / Plays Acted
  • Choravar Mor
Chitrapat / Films / Movies Acted
  • Sasarche Dhotar (1994)
  • Palva Palvi (1990)
  • Muka Ghya Muka (1987)
  • Andheri Raat Mein Diya Tere Haath Mein (1986)
  • Phansi Ka Phanda (1986)
  • Tere Mere Beech Mein (1984)
  • Aali Aangavar (1982)
  • Mosambi Narangi (1981)
  • Choravar More (1980)
  • Phatakadi (1980)
  • Chandaal Chowkadi (1978)
  • Kalavanteen (1978)
  • Naav Motha Lakshan Khota (1977)
  • Ram Ram Gangaram (1977) : Gangi
  • Shirdi Ke Sai Baba (1977)… Laxmi
  • Pandu Hawaldar (1975)
  • Thapadya (1973)
  • Ekta Jeev Sadashiv (1972)
  • Songadya (1970) : Kalavati
  • Khandobachi Aan (1968)
  • Kela Ishara Jaata Jaata (1965)
  • Sawaal Majha Aika (1964)
  • Sawaal Maza Aika (1964)
Most Memorable Role Too Many to Name One.