Neetu Chandra plays Umrao Jaan…Plays the courtesan onstage..

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For Neetu Chandra, acting has always been a passion and with her foray into theatre – Neetu is definitely on the right track with the lead role as Umrao jaan. The icing on the cake for Neetu apart from the fantastic role, is also the music of the play which has been given by Rekha Bhardwaj. It will Rekha Bhardwaj’s debut as a music director. . She has also lent her voice for Neetu.

To prepare for her role, which has been enacted earlier on big screen by iconic stars, Rekha and Aishwarya Rai. Neetu has been brushing up on her kathak. And learning the diction for Urdu.

Neetu is affectionately addressed as ‘Umrao’ on the sets while rehearsing by the crew members.