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Geetha

Born14th July, 1962
Native PlaceChennai
CareerCast (88)
First MovieMaalika Paniyunnavar (1979)


Geetha has performed in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada language films. She debuted in the Tamil language film Bhairavi as Rajnikant's sister. Since then she has acted in films of all the South Indian languages, and in a few Hindi films.
Geetha studied in Bangalore up to grade 7, at Raghavendra High School, Malleswaram, Bangalore 1978 batch. Her father worked for a multinational company and they moved to Chennai, where Geetha completed her high school at T Nagar Girls High School.
Her first notable role in a Malayalam movie (she was mentored by director Kailasam Balachander) was her performance in Panchagni (based on the true life story of Naxalite revolutionary Ajita), opposite Mohanlal. Geetha was nominated for that year's national award for best actress.[citation needed] The role in Panchagni was the turning point for Geetha and made her a star.[citation needed] Some of her other notable films include Vatsalyam, Sughamo Devi, Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha, Aadharam, and Aavanazhi and Puthu Puthu Arthangal.
She has over 100 south Indian Films including over 50 Kannada Films to her credit.
Geetha also acted in Tamil tele-serials like Kai Alavu manasu and Engirindho Vanthaal.

In 1997, she married Vasan, a chartered accountant. The couple moved to New York, where Vasan works as the CFO of an Internet company. After her marriage she quit acting for a brief period- however she has returned to the Industry and has acted usually as the hero's mother in movies like Santhosh Subramaniam and Something Something.



Prepared by: Dr. Susie Pazhavarical



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