Geethanjali and Prakash, two terminally ill people with six months of life left, fall in love.

Director:

Writers:

(dialogue), (story & screenplay)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Shiva (1989)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Shiva is a new student in the community college. He is welcomed by a group of collegians, including the lovely Asha, to whom Shiva is instantly attracted. Shiva notices that there is ... See full summary »

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Amala Akkineni, Raghuvaran
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A high-profile bank robbery in the city wreaks havoc in the life of an unsuspecting regular young woman when she's caught in the line of fire between the villains and the police.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Sridevi, Venkatesh Daggubati, Paresh Rawal
Musical | Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

A Tale of Struggles of a classical dancer Balakrishna (Kamal Haasan) and his eventual redemption.

Director: K. Viswanath
Stars: Kamal Haasan, Jaya Prada, Sarath Babu
Annamayya (1997)
History | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A cinematic version of the life of famous Indian saint-poet, Annamayya.

Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
Stars: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Suman, Bhanupriya
Rudra Veena (1988)
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The story of a classical singer who believes in changing society through his music and will power.

Director: K. Balachander
Stars: Chiranjeevi, Gemini Ganesan, Shobana
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Gundamma, a rich widow tries to get her daughter married to a rich boy. She, however, treats her step daughter like a maid and does not care about her marriage. This is the story of how two... See full summary »

Director: Kamalakara Kameshwara Rao
Stars: Suryakantham, Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri, Akkineni Nageshwara Rao
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

The story of a rare and exceptional bond between the master of classical music Sankara Sastry and his admirer Tulasi, a woman from a family of prostitutes.

Director: K. Viswanath
Stars: Somayajulu J.V., Manju Bhargavi, Tulasi
Aa Naluguru (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Its about a person who strongly believes in the philosophy that human relations are more important than money. Heart touching screenplay.

Director: Chandra Siddhartha
Stars: Rajendraprasad, Aamani, Raja
Manmadhudu (2002)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Abhiram is a manager in his own ad agency. He hates women and he feels that all women are traitors. Abhirams uncle, who is the chairman of the ad agency, appoints Harika as an assistant ... See full summary »

Director: Vijay K. Bhaskar
Stars: Nagarjuna Akkineni, Sonali Bendre, Anshu
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Krishnamurthy (Rajendra Prasad) is the only son of industrialist Satyanarayana (Nutan Prasad). He wants his son to get married to a girl whom he has chosen because of his bitter experience ... See full summary »

Director: Jandhyala
Stars: Rajendraprasad, Rajani, Nutan Prasad
Mouna Ragam (1986)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Divya, a woman grieving over the death of her lover, is convinced into an arranged marriage with Chandra Kumar. Over a year the couple attempt to adjust to each other's presence and live with each other.

Director: Mani Ratnam
Stars: Karthik, Mohan, Revathy
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Entrusted with the task of chairing an inquiry commission involving an influential politician, alcoholic Vishwanath must attempt to deal with issues that he has with in personal life. ... See full summary »

Director: Mani Ratnam
Stars: Karthik, Prabhu, Vijayakumar
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Girija Shettar ...
Geethanjali (as Girija)
...
Geethanjali's Father
Radhabai ...
Geethanjali's Grandmother
Sumitra ...
Prakash's Mother
Aruna Mucherla ...
Doctor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chandramohan
Showkar Janaki ...
Chancellor
Disco Shanti
...
Special Appearance
Suthi Velu
Vijayachander ...
Prakash's Father
Edit

Storyline

A young man diagnosed with a terminal illness wishes to spend the few remaining days of his life in solitude away from his family. He comes to a hill station and there he comes across a girl, who seems to be his complete opposite and full of life. As they keep playing tricks on each other they get closer to each other. One such incident makes him aware of a shocking truth about her, which changes both their lives forever. Written by sowbi

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

19 May 1989 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Geethanjali  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

London-born Girija Shettar was a guest at Mani Ratnam's marriage to Suhasini, and was selected for the title role. She took two months to prepare for the role under associate director 'Gadiraju Keshava Rao'. See more »

Goofs

In the song Om Namaha, that was done in a single long shot (YouTube/online versions do not show this in a single shot as in the original release), you can see a fly in the latter part of the song (right shoulder of the hero). See more »

Connections

Remade as Yaad Rakhegi Duniya (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

O Paapaa Laali
Sung by Balasubramaniam S.P., K.S. Chitra and S. Janaki
Composed by Ilaiyaraaja (as Ilyaraja)
Lyrics by Veturi Sundararamamurthy
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
good movie must watch.
26 February 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

the guy (nagarjuna) has a rare disease where his days are numbered , he wants to get away from his surrounding. so , he goes to a hill station. there he meets a girl (girija) who is naughty and teaser.later, he finds the girl is also suffering from a rare disease where her days are numbered too. but, she is not worried . he begins to like her and vice versa. but, hides about his health. later, the heroine does'nt want to be with him as she is afraid he might die before her. but, what happens later is the movie.

a must watch movie. good performance by the heroine (girija). good music by illayraja and good direction by mani ratnam.

the movie has won national award for s.p.balasubramaniyam for best male playback singer.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Gitanjali (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?