Today is the birthday of famous Bollywood film singer Geeta Dutt. She was the wife of Bollywood's greatest filmmaker Guru Dutt so far. However, his life was full of tragedy. She was always upset with Guru Dutt's inclination towards Waheeda Rahman.
The same is true of all the big musicians of his time like S.D. His participation with Burman, Hemant Kumar and Op Nayyar is well known. His real popularity was s.d. Achieved by Burman's songs. She came to the notice of the people with her song 'Mera Sundar Sapna Baat Gaya'. But Burman also sang other kinds of songs from him. Cabaret with painful songs, the range of these songs shows Burman's trust and Geeta Dutt's skill to play any level. Sartaj O.P. Nayyar gave Geeta Dutt some of her special songs. His songs were mostly full of folk music and open voice. Hemant Kumar, himself a brilliant singer, brought a balance to the voice of the brilliant musician, Geeta Dutt. The two also worked together on several melodious Bengali songs. Geeta Dutt also worked with many other great musicians like Chitragupta, Bulo Si Rani, Hansraj Bahl, Husnalal-Bhagatram, Madan Mohan, Anil Biswas, Roshan, Avinash Vyas, SN Tripathi and Vasant Desai. Geeta Dutt has also given some prized pieces to many lesser-known musicians.
Listen to Geeta Dutt's songs:-
The film 'Jeet (1949): Devanandandanda and Suraiya were in lead roles. The song was sung by Geeta Dutt and composed by Shyam Babu.
Siphasalar (1956) starred Shammi Kapoor and Nadira in lead roles. The movie had music by Iqbal Qureshi and was sung by Geeta Dutt.
The ghazal was sung by Geeta Dutt and composed by Shailesh Kumar. The film was Savera (1958) featuring Ashok Kumar and Meena Kumari.
The Mr India movie, which released in 1961, had Geeta Bali, but the song sung by Geeta Dutt was filmed on helen, a very young age. Jan nisar akhtar's lyrics.
A beautiful ghazal was sung by Geeta Dutt for The Movie Bhool Na Jaana (1964). It was composed by Sangeet Dan Singh.
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