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Geetha Kadambee (born 14 July 1963) 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.
|Years active||1979 – 1997|
2004 – present
Vasan Thatham (m. 1997)
Geetha made her cinematic debut with the 1978 Tamil film Bairavi as the title character in which she played Rajinikanth's sister. She was a student of class seven when she was cast for the film. When she got handful of movies she discontinued her studies at eighth class to concentrate on 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 Ambarish. 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 Kannappa, 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.
During 80s and early 90s Geetha was considered by many as one of the most beautiful heroines at that time in South India. Her sensuous and very tall physique and the ease with which she used to portray glamorous and non-glamorous roles earned her a huge fan following.
After her marriage, 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 - Kannada - Shruthi Seridaaga
- Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam - Aadhaaram
- Cinema Express Awards
- 1988 : Best Actress – Malayalam - Vaishalii
|1978||Bairavi||Bairavi||Geetha was introduced in this film by Director 'Oscar Movies M Baskar';|
|1983||Salangai Oli||Dance assistant|
|1983||Muthu Engal Sothu|
|1987||Kadamai Kanniyam Kattupaadu|
|1988||En Vazhi Thani Vazhi||Raguvaran's Sister|
|1989||Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal||Gowri|
|1990||Keladi Kanmani||SP Balasubramayam's wife|
|1991||Thalapathi||Selvi||Dubbed into Telugu and Hindi as Dalapathi|
|1997||Abhimanyu||Kausalya and Ranjitha|
|2006||Something Something ... Unakkum Enakkum||Janaki|
|2007||Azhagiya Tamil Magan||Guru's Mother|
|2010||Ithu Kadhal Uthirum Kaalam|
|1981||Kondaveeti Simham||Ravi's wife|
|1982||Kodallu Vastunnaru Jagratha|
|1982||Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu||Sridevi|
|1983||Saagara Sangamam||Dancer||Dubbed into Tamil as Salangai Oli and|
dubbed into Malayalam with same name.
|1983||Idi Kaadu Mugimpu|
|1984||E chaduvulu Makoddu|
|1992||Aswamedham (1992 film)||Lakshmi|
|1993||Nippu Ravva||Lawyer Gayatri|
|2008||King||King's Mother||Dubbed into Malayalam with same name.|
|2013||Shadow||Lakshmi (Rajaram's mother)|
|1986||Kshamichu Ennoru Vakku||Sreedevi|
|1986||Geetham||Aparna, Atheena||double role|
|1990||Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha||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|
|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|
|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 - 61st Filmfare Award South for Best Supporting Actress|
|2013||North 24 Kaatham||Maya|
|2018||Johny Johny Yes Appa||Gracy Karia|
|2019||Aniyan Kunjum Thannalayathu|
|1984||Hennina Sedu||Srinath, Kokila Mohan|
|1984||Aasha Kirana||Shankar Nag|
|1984||Ramapurada Ravana||Anant Nag|
|1985||Dhruva Thare||Raj Kumar||Acted as Sudha|
|1986||Aruna Raaga||Anant Nag||Winner - Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress|
|1986||Anuraga Aralithu||Raj Kumar|
|1986||Nenapina Doni||Anant Nag|
|1987||Hrudaya Pallavi||Charan Raj, Srinath|
|1987||Shruthi Seridaaga||Raj Kumar||Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada|
|1988||Devatha Manushya||Raj Kumar|
|1988||Daada||Vishnuvardhan||Acted as Lakshmi|
|1988||Shiva Mecchida Kannappa||Srinath|
|1990||Sabarimala Swami Ayyappa||Srinivas Murthy||Dubbed into Malayalam with same name|
|1990||Prathama Ushakirana||Suresh Heblikar|
|1990||Nigooda Rahasya||Shankar Nag|
|1992||Harakeya Kuri||Prakash Rai|
|1993||Sangharsha||Vishnuvardhan||Acted as Indira|
|1994||Chinna Nee Naguthiru|
|2010||Mr. Theertha||Acted as Annapoorna|
|1992||Aaj Ka Goonda Raj||[Ritu]||[Same Role Played By Sumalatha in Original Telugu Film Gangleader]|
- Kaialavu Manasu
- Kadhal Pagadai
- Engirindho Vanthaal
- Katha Kathayaam Karanamaam
- Rajakumari (TV series)(Suntv)
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