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Geeta Dutt

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Geeta Dutt

Born:23 November 1930

Died:20 July 1972

  • She  was a prominent Indian playback singer and a famous bengali-hindi classical artist, born in Faridpur before the Partition of India.
  • She found particular prominence as a playback singer in Hindi cinema. She also sang many modern Bengali songs, both in film and non-film genre.
  •  In 1946, she got the first break with an opportunity to sing in the mythological film Bhakta Prahlad for which Prasad was the music director.
  • She is supposed to have sung over 1200 songs in Hindi films.
  •  In addition, she has sung songs in many Indian regional languages including Marathi, Bengali, Maithili, Bhojpuri and Punjabi. She has sung in Nepali evergreen movie Maitighar.
  • A postage stamp, bearing her face, was released by India Post to honour her on 3 May 2013.

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