Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam born 25 February 1992 is an Indian field hockey player. 

A former captain of Indian national team, she has a total of 150 international caps to her credit.  

Born in Imphal, Manipur, Chanu began playing hockey at the age of eleven, and was soon selected for the national camp.

Chanu rose to prominence in 2013, when she led the junior women's team to a bronze medal finish at the Women's Hockey Junior World Cup 

She then made her debut in the senior national team, and was part of the squad that won the bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games held at Incheon. 

Chanu was also praised for her performance at the 2014–15 Men's FIH Hockey World League Semifinals 

Chanu also led the team at Rio Olympics. She plays as a halfback for the team. 

Chanu plays as a halfback and has garnered attention for her defensive skills. 

Chanu identified herself as a follower of Sanamahism but also stated she worships Hindu deities as well. 

She made her international debut at the 2008 Women's Hockey Junior Asia Cup, held in Kuala Lumpur