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Geeta Bali Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 21, 2021

Short Biography

Geeta Bali was one of the most talented and well established veteran actress of Bollywood. She was born as Harkirtan Kaur in the year of 1930 in Sargodha, a city in pre-partition Punjab, Pakistan. She became successful due to her immense acting talent and was considered as a star in the 1950s.

Other Name: Harikirtan Kaur
Appearance: Bollywood Punjabi

Geeta Bali Complete Bio & Career

The pretty actress was born to a Sikh family and was given education regarding classical music, dance and self-defense. Geeta Bali did her first movie, The Cobbler at the age of 12 and in 1946, she debuted as a heroine in the movie titled, Badnaami.
Later in the 1950s, she gave many hits and gained huge recognition and success during this period.  On 23rd August 1955, Geeta married popular actor Shammi Kapoor, but continued working as an actress and had more than 70 films in her 10-year career.
Her father Kartar Singh was a well-known philosopher and Sikh scholar. Her personal secretary was Mr Surinder Kapoor father of Boney Kapoor and Anil Kapoor.
Her last movie was Jab Se Tumko Dekha Hai (1963) after which she was infected with smallpox while shooting for a movie which led to her death on 21st January 1965. The movie apparently never kicked off and the director Rajinder Singh Bedi was devastated by the loss abandoned the project completely. It is said that he burned the script of the movie on her burning pyre Geeta Bali and Shammi Kapoor had two children, a son, Aditya Raj Kapoor and a daughter, Kanchan. Shammi Kapoor post her death married Neela Devi.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Geeta Bali died on 21-01-1965 in Mumbai India. She was diagnosed with smallpox while shooting for a Punjabi film, Rano. She kept working until her death.

DEATHDAY 21 January,1965 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Geeta Bali Family, Relatives and Other Relations

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Sargodha , Punjab, Pakistan
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Sargodha , Punjab, Pakistan
Qualification Travelling
Marital Status Married