She entered film in 2005 in Garam Masala in which she portrayed Sweety, an airhostess. She also acted in Telugu film Godavari in 2006.
In 2007 she appeared in Madhur Bhandarkar’s film, Traffic Signal. In preparation, Chandra in order to enter her character spent a whole week living on the streets of Mumbai and living by a traffic light.
In the year 2008, she had four releases by Directors, Dibakar Banerjee, Rahul Dholakia, Ashwini Dheer and Vikram. Her Tamil film, Yavarum Nalam with Madhavan released this year and was declared a major hit. Currently, Neetu is working on a major project, Jag Mundhra’s Apartment.
Neetu Chandra is all set to turn film producer, making a Bhojpuri film, Deswa, which will be directed by her brother