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8th April 1981- Drama, Musical, Romance
Sanju cheers up Geetha, a cancer patient
Director: Shankar Nag
Keywords: Singer, student, Doctor, College

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Movie Details

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Movie NameGeetha
Original Language Nameಗೀತಾ
Alternative NamesGeeta ,
Release Date8th April 1981
Languages Kannada
StorylineSanju cheers up Geetha, a cancer patient
Story SummaryGeetha (Akshata Rao) is a college-going student, who has co-organised a charity concert in her college. Sanjay (Shankar Nag), a singer, performs at the show singing the track "Santhoshakke". Floored by performance and his good luck, she pursues him. A university champion in badminton, she invites him to her club to play, with an intention to get closer to him and succeeds. However, Geetha suffers from an illness, the symptoms of which is seen in her holding her neck tight and screaming. Her father Srinivas (K. S. Ashwath) suffers from a heart ailment. Following another of Sanjay's concert, she confesses her love to him. He, however fails to remember her every time, and eventually, falls in love with her.

On diagnosis, it is revealed to Geetha's mother, Dr. Mukta (Sowcar Janaki) that she suffers from blood cancer, which is not revealed to her father and her. Eager to learn to drive a car, Geetha pesters Sanjay. Sanjay flusters every time she asks him, and finally reveals to her about his ex-girlfriend Sunanda, who succumbed as a brake failed vehicle she was driving exploded. Deciding to get married, Sanjay speaks to Geetha's mother, when she reveals to him of the latter's illness. The illness takes a toll on Geetha's eyes and loses her eyesight among other visible bodily wounds. Sanjay, with the help of Dr. Rudrappa (Lohithashwa) gets an Interferon drug, an alleged cure of cancer, imported from California. He collects it from the airport and Geetha breathes her last by the time he arrives at her house with the drug.
Run Time125 Mins

Movie Crew

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Writer (story)Shankar Nag, Arundathi Nag
Writer (Screenplay)Shankar Nag, Arundathi Nag
Music DirectorIlayaraja
ProducerN Bhakta Vatsalan, A N Murthy Rao
CinematographyB C Gowrishankar
Writer (Lyrics)Chi Udaya Shankar
Writer (Dialogue)Chi Udaya Shankar
Film EditingP Bhakthavathsalam
Co-ProducerK S Narayan, Shankar Nag, Ananth Nag, S Sarojabai
Art DirectorPeketi Ranga
ChoreographyUdupi B Jayaram
MakeupS Vasan
Playback SingerS Janaki, S P Balasubrahmanyam
Production ManagerDatthathreya
CostumeK Subba Rao
Publicity DesignEshwar
Director (Associate)Ramesh Bhat, Somu
Production (Banner)Pushpa Productions
StuntsS Vijayan
Sound Recording (Songs)S Ramanath
Sound Recording (Dialogues)Chamundeshwari Studios
Sound Recording (Rerecording)S Ramanath
Public RelationsD V Sudheendra
Costume DesignArundathi Nag

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