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.
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
; 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
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.