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Geetha is an Indian actress who appears in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi films. She debuted in the Tamil film Bairavi (as Rajinikanth's sister). Since then she has acted in over 200 films in all major South Indian languages, and in a few Hindi films.  She also appears in South Indian television serials. Geetha has won two Filmfare Awards South and a Karnataka State Film Awards and Kerala State Film Awards each. 
Geetha made her film debut with the 1978 Tamil film Bairavi as the title character in which she played Rajinikanth's sister. She was in her seventh grade when she was cast for the film.  She later discontinued her studies to concentrate on her movie career.  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 , Geetham , etc. made her a popular actress in Malayalam cinema  She won the State award for the second best actress in 1989 for Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha .,  most of her notable performances were with Mammootty and Mohanlal
Her notable Kannada movies are with Rajkumar, Ananth Nag, Vishnuvardhan and Ambareesh. Some of her notable movies are Dhruva Thare , Devatha Manushya , Anuraga Aralithu , Shruthi Seridaaga , and Aakasmika with Rajkumar. Other films are Eradu Rekhegalu , Mareyada Manikya, Mrugaalaya, Veeradhi Veera, Mithileya Seethayaru, Nenapina Doni, Bairavi, Shiva Mecchida, Giri Baale, Ramanna Shamanna, Goonda Guru, Nigooda Rahasya, Ramapurada Ravana, Prachanda Kulla, Hrudaya Pallavi, Daada, Aaradhane, Shabarimale Swamy Ayyappa and Aruna Raaga. She formed a successful romantic pair with Ambareesh and acted with him in over fifteen movies.
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.
She did a cameo as Kamal Haasan's dance partner for the song 'Ve Vela Gopemmala' in K. Viswanath's Sagara Sangamam .
In 1997 she married Vasan Thatham, an American CPA and Indian Chartered accountant. The couple live in New Jersey, where Vasan is a business promoter and advisor to corporations. The couple have one son who was born in 1999 
After her marriage, she took a break from acting during 1998 to 2002. She returned to acting in 2003 and has played roles like hero's mother, in movies such as Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana, Okkadu, Pournami, Unakkum Enakkum , Santosh Subramaniam , Azhagiya Tamil Magan and Masters .
|1978||Bairavi||Bairavi||Geetha was introduced in this film by Director 'Oscar Movies M Baskar';|
|1983||Muthu Engal Sothu|
|1987||Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu|
|1988||En Vazhi Thani Vazhi||Raguvaran's Sister|
|1989||Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal||Gowri|
|1990||Keladi Kannmanii||SP Balasubramayam's wife|
|1991||Thalapathi||Selvi||Dubbed into Telugu and Hindi as Dalapathi|
|1997||Abhimanyu||Kausalya and Ranjitha|
|2007||Azhagiya Tamil Magan||Guru's Mother|
|2010||Ithu Kadhal Uthirum Kaalam|
|1978||Mana Voori Pandavulu||Sinni|
|1979||Sri Rama Bantu|
|1979||Cheyyethi Jai Kottu ||Chandri|
|1979||Sri Rama Bantu||Seetha|
|1980||Sivamethina Satyam ||Lakshmi|
|1980||Kodalu Vastunaru Jagratha|
|1981||Kondaveeti Simham||Ravi's wife|
|1981||Naa Mogudu Brahmachari|
|1982||Kodallu Vastunnaru Jagratha|
|1982||Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu||Sridevi|
|1982||Bangaru Bhoomi ||Rekha|
|1983||Sagara Sangamam||Dancer||Dubbed into Tamil as Salangai Oli and Malayalam with the same name|
|1983||Idi Kaadu Mugimpu|
|1984||E chaduvulu Makoddu|
|1993||Nippu Ravva||Lawyer Gayatri|
|1996||Rendu Kutumbala Katha||Hema's mother|
|2008||King||King's Mother||Dubbed into Malayalam with same name.|
|1986||Kshamichu Ennoru Vakku||Sreedevi|
|1986||Geetham||Aparna, Atheena||double role|
|1990||Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha||Kunji||Second Best Actress|
|1990||Ammayude Swantham Kunju Mary||Clara|
|1990||Iyer the Great||Vani|
|1991||Irrikku M.D. Akathudu|
|1991||Kuruppinte Kanakku Pustakom||Adv.Vasantha|
|1992||Welcome to Kodaikanal||Doctor|
|1992||Aadhaaram||Sethulakshmi||Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam|
|1992||My Dear Muthachan||Sreedevi||Photo only|
|1993||Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans||Suja Cheriyan|
|1993||Uppukandam Brothers||Alice Uppukandam|
|1993||Oru Kadankatha Pole||Radha|
|1994||Chief Minister K. R. Gowthami||Gouthami|
|1994||Sukham Sukhakaram||Guest Appearance|
|1994||Nandini Oppol||Nandini Oppol|
|1995||Dominic Presentation||Indu Varma IPS|
|1995||Kakkakum Poochakkum Kalyanam||Dr.Padmaja|
|1995||Mumpe Parakkunna Pakshi|
|1997||Adukkala Rahasyam Angaadi Paattu||Mary|
|1997||Five Star Hospital||Dr.Subbalakshmi|
|2011||Uppukandam Brothers: Back in Action||Alice||Archive footage Cameo|
|2012||Mallu Singh||Harinder's Mother|
|2013||Zachariayude Garbhinikal||Sister Jasmine Jennifer||Nominated - Filmfare Award South for Best Supporting Actress|
|2013||North 24 Kaatham||Maya|
|2018||Johny Johny Yes Appa||Gracy Karia|
|2019||Aniyan Kunjum Thannalayathu||Gracy|
|1984||Hennina Sedu||Dual role; |
Simultaneously made in Telugu as Chalaki Chellamma;
Dubbed in Tamil as Kalyanam Aanavare Soukyama
|1986||Aruna Raaga||Janaki / Jahnavi||Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress|
|1987||Shruthi Seridaaga||Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada|
|1988||Shiva Mecchida Kannappa||Parvati|
|1990||Sabarimala Swami Ayyappa|
|1990||Nigooda Rahasya||Deepa / Roopa||Dual role|
|1994||Chinna Nee Naguthiru|
|1992||Aaj Ka Goonda Raaj||Ritu||Same Role Played By Sumalatha in the original Telugu film Gang Leader|
|1982||Ek Duje Ke Liye||South Indian girl|
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