Leela Chitnis dead
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Leela Chitnis dead

Leela Chitnis, a pioneer of early Indian cinema who used her roles to challenge India's caste system died at a Danbury nursing home. She was 93. An early star in Bollywood, Chitnis moved to the United States in the 1980s.

india Updated: Jul 15, 2003 15:20 IST

First Published: Jul 15, 2003 15:20 IST