Geeta Bali

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Harkirtan Kaur – Popular Bollywood Actress


  • Geeta Bali (1930 ‒ 21 January 1965) was a popular film actress from Bollywood. She was considered one of the more spontaneous and expressive stars of Bollywood in her acting.
  • Geeta Bali was born in the pre-partition Punjab in the city of Sargodha in Pakistan as Harkirtan Kaur in 1930. Her family moved to Mumbai when she started to get breaks in films.
  • Geeta Baali started her film career as a child actress, at the age of 12, with the film The Cobbler. She made her debut as a heroine in Badnaami (1946)
  • She had also worked earlier with her future brother-in-law Raj Kapoor in Bawre Nain (1950) and with her future father-in-law Prithviraj Kapoor in Anand Math
  • Unlike other actresses who gave up films after marrying into the Kapoor family, Bali kept acting until her death. Her last film was Jab Se Tumko Dekha Hai in 1963. She did more than 70 films in a 10 year career.

Profession/Designation Actor
Location Amritsar,Punjab