Geeta Basra WIKI & Biography

Geeta Basra is an Indian film actress, who appears in Bollywood films. She was born on 13 March 1984 in Portsmouth, England. She has studied acting at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute. She made her film debut with 2006 Dil Diya Hai opposite Emraan Hashmi. Her second film, The Train (2007), was also opposite Hashmi. She was also featured in a music video for the Sukshinder Shinda and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.She hails from Sikh religion and was born in Portsmouth, which is in the southern coastal areas of England, however, for her career, she has shifted to Mumbai. 

 After her schools and college, she headed to Mumbai to start her career in acting. However, for this, she has prepared herself by learning acting and dancing at the popular Kishore Namit Kapoor’s Acting School based in Bombay.started her career with modelling wherein she walked on a number of ramps apart from appearing few commercials as well. With a brief career in modelling, she got the offer from her first movie Dil Diya Hai in 2006, wherein she played the character of Neha in opposite Ashmit Patel and Emraan Hashmi.

 She then got the chance to do another movie called The Train along with Emraan and Sayali Bhagat in the year 2007. She then got the chance to do films like Zilla Ghaziabad wherein she was seen in a special appearance followed by another called Mr Joe B. Carvalho and Bhaiyyaji Superhit embarked in the year 2014.Geeta Basra is an Indian actress from a Punjabi background who tried her luck to shine in Bollywood but could not do much for herself. 

She married Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh in 2015. She started her career with Dil Diya Hai in 2006 opposite Emraan Hashmi, and in 2007 The Train again with Emraan Hashmi. She was even seen in some of the in the music video for the Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Sukshinder Shinda song “Ghum Sum Ghum Sum”. Dil Diya Hai and The Train, she did some other movies like Zilla Ghaziabad (2013), Mr Joe B. Carvalho (2014), Bhaiyyaji Superhit (2014), Second Hand Husband (2015), Lock (2015).

She has studied acting at Kishore Namit Kapoor’s Acting School. She was first seen in Dil Diya Hai with Emraan Hashmi in 2006. Her second release in 2007 was also opposite Emraan Hashmi. She played Roma, a working woman who gets caught up in an extramarital affair. She is also seen in the music video for the Sukshinder Shinda and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan song "Ghum Sum Ghum Sum", playing the love interest of the male protagonist. 

The song is from Shinda's upcoming album "Collaborations 2". Geeta also has a brother aged 15, Rahul Basra who lives in Portsmouth, England. Geeta Basra is a very private person, and there was not any scandal or gossip against her in her active days in Bollywood. The only rumour heard about her along with her love interest, famous Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh. 

She dated him for five years before tying the knot with him in 2015, 29th October, in Jalandhar, Punjab. Harbhajan and Geeta’s marriage was one of the high-profile marriages of 2015 where the celebration went on for five days, and all the big names of sports and Bollywood were present to bless the newly married couple. PM Narendra Modi was present in their wedding. Along with him, there were former PM Manmohan Singh, cricketers MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev, Virendra Sehwag and former Punjab Director General of Police KPS Gill.

Her very first release was in the year 2006 when she appeared alongside Emraan Hashmi in the AadityaDatt directed ‘Dil Diya Re’. Soon after ‘Dil Diya Re’, she starred in the thriller film ‘Train’ (2007), directed by HasnaianHyderabadwala and Raksha Mistry. Here she starred alongside Emraan Hashmi, SayaliBhagat, RajatBedi and Aseem Merchant. In this film which was a remake of the 2005 Americal film called ‘Derailed’, she donned the role of a woman who gets trapped in the pit of extramarital affairs.She featured in various music videos with Sukshinder Shinda’s “Ghum Sum Ghum Sum” and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.


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