Kavita Chaudhary Wiki, Age, Death, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Kavita Chaudhary (1957-2024) was an Indian actress, producer, and director. She predominantly worked in the Hindi television industry. She is known for playing the role of IPS Officer Kalyani Singh in the television series ‘Udaan’ (1989-1991), which aired on DD National.

Wiki/Biography

Kavita Chaudhary was born on Thursday, 25 July 1957 (age 67 years; at the time of death) in India. Her zodiac sign was Leo. She attended National School of Drama, New Delhi.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Hair Colour: Light Ash Blonde

Eye Colour: Black

Kavita Chaudhary

Family

Parents & Siblings

Her father’s name is Madan Mohan Chaudhary. Her mother’s name is Leela Devi. Her elder sister, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, was the second woman to become an IPS officer in India and the first woman to become Director General of Police of a state. She died on 26 August 2019.

Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya (left)

Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya (left)

Husband 

There is not much information about her marital status.

Religion

She followed Hinduism.

Kavita Chaudhary while worshipping at her home

Kavita Chaudhary while worshipping at her home

Career

Television

Kavita Chaudhary made her television debut in 1986 with the television series ‘Apradhi Kaun!,’ which was broadcast on the channel DD National. In the same year, she acted in the TV series ‘Raj Se Swaraj.’ She gained immense popularity after she played the role of IPS Officer Kalyani Singh in the TV series ‘Udaan’ (1989-1991), which aired on DD National. She also worked as a writer, producer, and director for the TV series. The TV series was based on the life story of her sister, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya. Kanchan was the second woman to become an IPS officer, after Kiran Bedi.

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Kavita Chaudhary (left) in a still from the TV series 'Udaan'

Kavita Chaudhary (left) in a still from the TV series ‘Udaan’

In 2000, she worked as an actress, director, and producer for the television series ‘Your Honour,’ which aired on DD National. She played the lead role of Kaushalya in the television series. She appeared as an anchor in the crime based TV show ‘IPS Diaries’ in 2015. The TV show was broadcast on DD National.

Kavita Chaudhary in a still from the TV show 'IPS Diaries'

Kavita Chaudhary in a still from the TV show ‘IPS Diaries’

Web Series

In 2017, she played the role of Beeji in the web series ‘Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat,’ which was premiered on the OTT platforms ALT Balaji and ZEE5. In 2020, the series was aired on the TV channel Zee TV.

Poster of the TV series 'Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat'

Poster of the TV series ‘Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat’

TV Commercial

In the late 1980s, she gained widespread recognition as Lalita ji, the iconic housewife character in Surf detergent ads by Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL). At that time, her character, Lalita ji became an aspirational figure for women in the country.

Kavita Chaudhary in a still from an advertisement for Surf detergent

Kavita Chaudhary in a still from an advertisement for Surf detergent

Other Works

In 1990, Kavita Chaudhary appeared in the film ‘Ek Aur Suhagan.’ She once performed in the play ‘Pagal Khana,’ directed by Alyque Padamsee.

Death

She died due to cardiac arrest on 15 February 2024 at Parvati Devi Hospital in Amritsar, where she was undergoing treatment. She had been suffering from cancer for a few years.

Facts/Trivia

  • In an interview, she revealed that once her TV show ‘Udaan’ was planned to be stopped midway, but later a joint secretary in the Home Ministry informed her that following the telecast of her TV series ‘Udaan,’ there had been an increase in the recruitment of women in the Indian civil services. Later, the Minister of Information and Broadcasting at the time granted permission to continue the TV show.
  • In 2014, she created her YouTube channel ‘Kaveta Chaudhry’ where she uploaded her vlogs in which she shared the stories related to her most popular TV show ‘Udaan.’ As of 2024, more than 2.17 K people follows her channel.
  • She used to make huge donation to help the underprivileged people.
    Kavita Chaudhary while donating food

    Kavita Chaudhary while donating food

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