Thursday, March 8, 2012


Geetha is a renowned actress of Malayalam,Tamil,Telugu,Kannada and also acted in some Hindi films.She debuted in the Tamil film 'Bairavi' in 1979 at the age of seventeen  which is a Tamil film and acted in the title role.Rajanikanth acted in that film as her brother.In that year itself the film 'Ninaithale Inikkum' which was a blockbuster film which was
mostly shot in Singapore boosted her acting career.Kamal Hassan and Jayapradha were in the mainstream roles
in which Rajani Kanth was also having an important role.That film was a super duper hit and after wards Geetha was continuously cast in several Telugu films which were all success.The film of 1983 'Sagara Sangamam' excelled very well artistically and financially in which Kamal Hassan and Jaya Pradha handled
main roles.That film was dubbed as 'Salangai Oli' in Tamil and dubbed to Malayalam in the original name  and
Geetha became familiar in Kerala.
Then Geetha appeared in some Kannada films and acted as heroine in films of Anant Nag, Ambarish etc.In
1986 she was made heroine in a Malayalam film of Venu Nagavally 'Sukhmo Devi' which was a success  and
her performance as 'Thara', Mohan Lal's lover was well noted.Then she again appeared as heroine of
Mohan Lal in the film 'Panchagni' which was a super duper hit.All the songs are still top on the charts and it

was debut film of Superstar Murali.
Geetha was very suitable as pair to Mammootty also and in several films they performed nicely to the excitement of the viewers."Avanazhi' was a hit film in that genre,'Geetham',Vatsalyam,Iyer the Great,Athinumappuram,etc all revealed the fantastic acting skills of both of them.
In 'Oru Vadakkan Veera Gadha' which was written by M.T.Vasudevan Nair and directed by Hariharan
Mammootty fared very well and grabbed National award for best actor and Geetha acted in that film as
'Kunji'  the daughter of 'Aringodar' which received accolades.Her performance in 'Vaishali' was very nice as 'Malini', the heroine's mother who suffered a lot to bring 'Rishyasringan, but was neglected by the
joyous crowd and the King and so received pity from the spectators.
In the 1992 film 'Aadharam' it was one of the best performances of Geetha in Malayalam and the character
'Sethu Lakshmi' was excellent in her hands.
'Kurithipunal' and 'Jeans' were Tamil films which she portrayed her characters with much care and drew
much appreciation from spectators.
She had acted as wife of Suresh Gopi also in several films which were also well liked by the audience.
In 1997 she quit films for a short period because of her marriage and was living in USA but she returned
and presented nice characters in all south Indian languages later also.Tamil Films 'Santosh Subramaniam'
and 'Unakkum Enakkum' are films acted after her marriage.She acted in a Malayalam film 'Mele Varyathe
Malagha Kuttikal' in 2002 and in 'Anwar in 2010..In 2011 she acted in Tamil/Telugu movie by name '180'.
Selected Filmography
Ninaithale Inikkum(Tamil)
Andamaina Anubhavam(Telugu)
Karthika Deepam(Telugu)
Kondaveetti Simham(Telugu)
Sagara Sangamam(Telugu)

Aruna Raaga(Kannada)
Sukhamo Devi(Mal)
Sayam Sandhya(Mal)
Devatha Manushya(Kannada)
Puthu Puthu Arthangal(Tamil)
Oru Vadakkan Veera Gadha(Mal)
Radha Madhavam(Mal)
Lal Salam(Mal)
Iyer the Great(Mal)
Mele Varyathe Malagha Kuttikal(Mal)
Azhakiya Tamil Magan(Tamil)
Santosh Subramanyam(Tamil)

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