Jyoti Chandekar is an Indian actor popularly known for her works in the Marathi film industry. She has several years of experience in the field. She is also the mother of the prevalent Marathi actress Tejaswini Pandit. Jyoti has acted with several big celebrities in the early years of her career. She acted in a prominent role with in one of his Hindi films. Jyoti has acted in the movie Bindhaast in the year 1999. This movie is a thriller Marathi film which was popular among people for its all-women cast. Bindhaast later was remade in many other languages. She portrayed a small yet prominent role in the movie, and it was a massive success in Jyoti's career.
She has acted in Marathi films like; Guru, Tichaa Umbartha, Deva Ek Atrangee, Sukhant, and Bhikari. Guru was a film that revolves around a young man who cheated rich people to earn a livelihood. This movie is also available in the Hotstar app. “Sukhant” is a Marathi film came out in the year 2010. This film had the famous actor “
” playing one of the central characters. Jyoti plays the character Sita in this film. The story revolves around a bedridden mother and a responsible son taking care of her. Atul Kulkarni played the role of Jyotis, son in this film.
Jyoti and her daughter Tejaswini acted together in the movie “Ticha Umbartha.” This movie was a critically acclaimed drama film that was a massive hit among the Marathi audience. The plot moves around the life of a woman who contests her rights in society after being cheated by her husband. Tejaswini portrayed the lead character of the movie. Jyoti and Tejaswini’s performance in the movie was applauded across the industry. This movie fetched the mother and the daughter the “Best Supporting Actor” and the “Best Actor” award in the Zee Gaurav Awards in 2015.
Jyoti underwent spine surgery in the year 2019 in Sancheti hospital. She is completely doing fine now post the surgery. Jyoti is also into writing poems. If she is not shooting, Jyoti keeps herself occupied with writing poetry in her free time. Jyoti was also a part of the famous Marathi television series “Chatriwaali,” aired on Star Pravah.