Usha Chavan is an Indian actress who was born on 17 October 1955 in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Usha Chavan was born into an artistic family, her mother Hirabai Chavan, was an actress who acted alongside the Late Prithviraj Kapoor in various silent films.

Usha is currently married to, Dattatray kadudeshmukh, who is an entrepreneur and real estate businessman. The couple shares a son by the name of Hridaynath kadudeshmukh. Usha started acting when she was only 16 years of age her debut movie was Songadya a 1971 Marathi film. Apart from Marathi movies, she has also acted in Telugu and Hindi movies.

In a movie career, almost five decades long Usha has acted in over 100 films and owns a film production house named ‘Abhinay Chitra’ where she has produced a lot of movies.