Biography – Geetha
|Geetha is an Indian actress who has performed in Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi 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 10, 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…..
She made her debut in Tamil film Bhairavi as Rajanikanth`s sister by K. Balachander.Her first notable role was in a Malayalam movie for 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. The role in Panchagni was the turning point for Geetha and made her a star. Some of her other notable films include Valtsalyam, Sukhamo Devi, Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha, Aadhaaram, Aavanazhi and Pudhu Pudhu 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.
After her marriage in 1997- 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… Unakkum Enakkum.
In 1997, she married Vasan, a chartered accountant. The couple moved to New York, where Vasan works as the CFO of an Internet company.