Geeta Dutt

Other names of Geeta Dutt: Geetā Ghosh Roy Chowdhuri
Birthday: 23-11-1930
Date of death: 20-07-1972
Star sign: Sagittarius
Geeta Dutt was a significant singer who mesmerized the audience between 1946 and 1971; in 1946 she lent her voice for the mythological film Bhakta Prahlad. Prasad was the music composer of this film. First she was asked to sing only two lines that left the audience dumbfound. She got another song during the year 1947. She sang for the film Do Bhai and the song Mera Sundar Sapna Beet Gaya rocked the industry. Geeta Bali had some magic in her voice; her voice had freshness and energy in it. Though it had a Bengali touch that was not minded; the audience just loved her voice. Also the song Yaad Karoge, Yaad Karoge, Ik Din Humko yaad karoge had such maturity that it leaves one wondering whether it is coming from a teenager. Geeta was blessed with a magnetic voice; it is vibrant with emotions had passion and feelings in it. She is adept at sing songs of any genre; whether it is peppy romantic number or a haunting sad song. Geeta Dutt was not affected by the arrival of Lata Mangeshkar; she maintained an identity of her own. The song Tadbeer se bigdi hui taqdeer bana le from the film Baazi was a milestone in Bali’s career; it proved to be greatest strength of the film. Music composer S D Burman used the potential of Geeta Dutt to the fullest. The song Nanhi Kali Sone Chali is a touching lullaby of Dutt. Another song Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam is is one of the best songs of Geeta Dutt. The song was full of pain, hurt and pathos and it was well received. Geeta was married to director Guru Dutt during the year 1953. Some of Geeta Dutt’s best songs were from Guru Dutt’s films. Later, Geeta Dutt was very much affected by separating from her husband that it affected her career. This talented singer passed away in 1972 owing to liver cirrhosis.

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