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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Geetha is an Indian actress who has performed in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi films. She debuted in the Tamil language film Bairavi as Rajinikanth's sister. Since then she has acted in over 200 films in all South Indian languages, and in a few Hindi films.
Geetha made her cinematic debut through the 1978 Tamil film Bairavi as the titular character in which she played Rajinikanth's sister. She was a student of class seven when she was cast for the film. Her performance as Indira in the 1986 Malayalam film Panchagni, based on the true life story of a Naxalite revolutionary Ajitha was well acclaimed and described by The Hindu as "one of Malayalam cinema’s landmark heroines". The same year she had more Malayalam releases such as Sukhamo Devi, Kshamichu Ennoru Vakku, Aavanazhi and Geetham, which made her a popular actress in Malayalam cinema. She won the State award for the second best actress in 1989 for Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha.
Her notable Kannada movies are with Dr. Rajkumar, Vishnuvardhan and Ambarish. Some of her notable movies include Aruna Raaga, Devatha Manushya, Shruthi Seridaaga, Aakasmika with Dr. Rajkumar. Other films are Eradu Rekhegalu, Police Mathu Dada, Mareyada Manikya and Aruna Raaga.
Geetha also acted in Tamil Serials like Kai Alavu Manasu and Engirindho Vanthaal, both directed by K. Balachander. She also starred in the Tamil Serials such as Katha Kathayaam Karanamaam and recently in Rajakumari, where she played Ramya Krishnan's mother which aired on Sun TV.
After her marriage in 1997, she quit acting for a brief period. She returned to the industry and has acted, usually as the hero's mother, in movies like Unakkum Enakkum,Santhosh Subramaniam, Azhagiya Tamil Magan and Masters.
- 1989 - Second Best Actress - Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha
- Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam - Aadhaaram
- Nominated - 61st Filmfare Awards South for Best Supporting Actress - Zachariayude Garbhinikal
In order of languages in which she acted the most to least number of films.
|2013||North 24 Kaatham||Hari's mother|
|2013||Zachariayude Garbhinikal||Sister Jasmine Jennifer||Nominated - 61st Filmfare Awards South for Best Supporting Actress|
|2012||Mallu Singh||Harinder's Mother|
|2001||Kinnaram Cholli Cholli|
|2000||Melevaryathe Malakhakkuttikal||Menon's wife|
|1997||Five Star Hospital|
|1997||Adukkala Rahasyam Angaadi Paattu|
|1995||Kakkakum Poochakkum Kalyanam||Dr.Padmaja|
|1995||Dominic Presentation||Police Officer|
|1994||Nandini Oppol||Nandini Oppol|
|1994||Sukham Sukhakaram||Guest Appearance|
|1994||Chief Minister K. R. Gowthami||Gouthami|
|1993||Oru Kadankatha Pole|
|1993||Uppukandam Brothers||Alice Uppukandam|
|1993||Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans||Suja Cheriyan|
|1992||Aadhaaram||Sethulakshmi||Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam|
|1992||Priyapetta Kukku||Kukkoo's Mother|
|1992||Welcome to Kodaikanal||Doctor|
|1991||Inspector Balram||Seetha Kapoor|
|1991||Kuruppinte Kanakku Pustakom||Adv.Vasantha|
|1991||Irrikku M.D. Akathudu|
|1990||Iyer the Great||Vani|
|1990||Radha Madhavam||Actress Sudha|
|1990||Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha||Kunji||Second Best Actress|
|1986||Ente Sonia||Anitha||Unreleased film|
|1986||Kshamichu Ennoru Vakku||Sreedevi|
|1990||Nigooda Rahasya||Shankar Nag|
|1990||Sabarimala Swami Ayyappa||Dubbed into Malayalam with same name|
|1988||Shiva Mecchida Kannappa||Rajkumar|
|1986||Nenapina Doni||Ananth Nag|
|1986||Aruna Raaga||Ananth Nag||Winner - Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress|
|1985||Dhruva Thare||"Sudha" Rajkumar|
|1984||Ramapurada Ravana||Ananth Nag|
|2013||Shadow||Lakshmi (Rajaram's mother)|
|2008||King||King's Mother||Dubbed into Malayalam with same name.|
|1983||Saagara Sangamam||Dancer||Dubbed into Tamil as Salangai Oli and
dubbed into Malayalam with same name.
|1982||Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu||Sridevi|
|1992||Aaj Ka Goonda Raj||[Ritu]||[Same Role Played By Sumalatha in Original Telugu Film Gangleader]|
- "Geetha Profile". Jointscene. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
- "Geetha is to play Vijay's mother". IndiaGlitz. 18 May 2005. Retrieved 5 May 2010.