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Geeta Kapoor | Success story of a choreographer



Geeta Kapoor

Geeta Kapoor also known as Geeta maa is one of the most loved TV personalities. She is a successful choreographer and has worked as a judge in many TV dance reality shows. In this article, we are going to read everything that goes into the making of a well-known choreographer.

Geeta Kapoor Biography

Geeta Kapoor was born on 5 July 1973 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is a versatile choreographer and a famous TV personality. Her humble nature justifies her nickname ‘Geeta Maa’. This word first came out of the mouth of choreographer Feroz Khan. Geeta is a 5’5″ tall girl with a healthy physique. Before entering the choreography field Gita’s dream was to become an air hostess. She enjoys dancing and reading in her leisure time. Since dancing is her childhood hobby, she has won several dance competitions during school. Geeta started her career with Farah Khan’s troupe. Due to her fabulous dance skills, Sajid Khan prosed Geeta Kapoor many times during those days.

Geeta Kapoor’s Entry In Choreography

Geeta entered the industry through Farah Khan’s troupe. Initially, she used to be a dancer in that dance group. Subsequently, she assisted Farah in many Bollywood songs. In this tenure, Geeta got a lot of experience. The industry started recognizing Geeta as a trustworthy choreographer. As a result, Geeta choreographed several movies individually.

One of her noteworthy works was the ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’ song from the movie ‘Tees Maar Khan’. Geeta has also worked as a background dancer in songs, namely ‘Tujhe Yaad Na Meri Aayi’. Subsequently, people started recognizing Geeta’s work as a background dancer and other roles on the big screen. Meanwhile, she got an offer to judge a dance reality show on the small screen. Geeta accepted the offer, and the rest is history. Geeta got much more fame while working on a smaller screen. Subsequently, she got a lot of work and recognition.

Geeta Kapoor’s way to success

To begin her career, Geeta worked in the dance troupe of Farah Khan. Subsequently, she worked as an assistant choreographer. Afterward, she also worked as a choreographer, a background dancer, and in other roles in movies. The table describes her journey briefly.

Geeta Role Work (Movie/Songs)
Assistant ChoreographerKuch Kuch Hota Hai
Dil To Pagal Hai
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam
Kal Ho Na Ho
Main Hoon Na
Om Shanti Om
Bombay dreams
Hey baby
Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic
Tees Maar Khan Sheila Ki Jawani
Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya
Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi
Opening ceremony of IPL 2013
Background dancer and other rolesDam Tara
Tujhe Yaad Na Meri aaye
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Gori Gori
Kuch Kuch locha Hai

Geeta Kapoor Struggles

Initially, Geeta worked very hard to establish herself without any godfather. While she initially joined Farah’s troupe as a dancer, she was having financial problems. Hence, due to the circumstances she left the troop soon and started working as an independent choreographer. But due to lack of experience and high competition; she failed and she had to join the troupe again. But Geeta never became disappointed, she worked hard. One of the major challenges that Geeta faced during her career was choreographing the song Sheila Ki Jawani. She was praised very much for the decent dance moves irrespective of the lyrics of the song. To understand it better you can read- branding analysis of sheila ki jawani and munni badnaam hui . Geeta has been very versatile throughout her career from being a background dancer to a judge of a dance reality show, hence, her journey is very inspiring.

Award And Achievements

Geeta Kapoor won many awards due to her bubbly nature, as listed below.

2009Dance India Dance season 3Indian Telly awardsThe best judge on a TV show
2016Super DancerZee television awardMost entertaining jury (non fiction)

Life lessons for us

  • Success requires hard work.
  • Patience is the ultimate key to reaching your destination.
  • Have faith in your journey.

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What has Geeta Kapoor choreographed?

Geeta has choreographed several songs and movies namely Fiza, Asoka, Aladin, Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya. Her most famous work is Sheila Ki Jawani.

Why is Geeta Kapoor wearing Sindoor in Super Dancer?

In this regard, Geeta has said that since she is Lord Shiva’s disciple, she puts Sindoor every Monday.

Why did Geeta leave Super Dancer?

Geeta has not left the show. She is part of the jury panel in all sequels of Super Dancer.

Has choreographer Geeta got married?

No. Geeta is unmarried as of now.

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