Geetha is an Indian actress who has performed in Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu 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 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. The role in Panchagni was the turning point for Geetha and made her a star. 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.
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.
In 1997, she married Vasan, a chartered accountant. The couple moved to New York, where Vasan works as the CFO of an Internet company.
|Santhosh Subramaniam||Tamil||2008||Santhi(Santhosh’s mother)|
|Azhagiya Tamil Magan||Tamil||2007||Guru’s Mother|
|Something Something … Unakkum Enakkum||Tamil||2007||Santosh’s mother|
|Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana||Telugu||2005||Santosh’s Mother|
|Melevaryathe Malagha Kuttikal||Malayalam||2002||Menon’s wife|
|Kakkakum Poochakkum Kalyanam||Malayalam||1995||Dr.Padmaja|
|Oru Kadankatha Pole||Malayalam||1993|
|Paithrukam||Malayalam||1993||Suresh Gopi’s Wife|
|Uppukandam Brothers||Malayalam||1993||Alice Uppukandam|
|Aaj Ka Goonda Raaj||Telugu||1992|
|Priyappetta Kukkoo||Malayalam||1992||Kukkoo’s Mother|
|Welcome to Kodaikanal||Malayalam||1992||Jagathees’s Doctor|
|Kuruppinte Kanakkupusthakam||Malayalam||1995||Balachandramenon’s wife|
|Pookkalam Varavayi||Malayalam||1991||Shyamili’s Mother|
|Iyer the Great||Malayalam||1990||Mammotty’s wife|
|Keladi Kanmani||Tamil||1990||SP Balasubramayam’s wife|
|Radha Madhavam||Malayalam||1990||Actress Sudha|
|Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha||Malayalam||1990||Kunji|
|Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal||Tamil||1989||Rahman’s wife|
|Sayam Sandhya||Malayalam||1986||Mammotty’s wife|
|Kshamichu Ennoru Vakku||Malayalam||1986||Sreedevi|
|Sughamo Devi||Malayalam||1986||Thara, Mohan Lal‘s Lover|
|Patnam Vachchina Pativrathalu||Telugu||1982|
|… aka Pandavas of Our Village|
|Kadinjanillatha Kuthirakal||TV Serial in Malayalam DD||Soman’s wife|
|An American Dream TV Series||Malayalam||Sethu|