The rumours about the love affair between popular playback singer Geetha Madhuri and actor Ananda Krishna Nandu have been doing rounds in the Tollywood circle for more than a year. Many in filmnagar were wondering as to know when they confirm their relationship. Finally, the actor-singer duo have put all the speculations to rest by getting engaged in a private ceremony on Monday, November 11.
Geetha Madhuri and Nandu have been seeing each other for past few years, but the rumours about their relationship started doing rounds a year ago. Although the couple has been spotted together on various occasion, they were keeping mum on their love affair. They had neither denied the rumours nor accept them. Especially, they have always stayed away from making statements before the media on any occasion.
The engagement ceremony of Geetha Madhuri and her boyfriend Nandu was held at a farm house near Nagole, Hyderabad. The event was strictly a private-intimate ceremony and close friends and family members of the couple were present on the occasion. They are yet to finalise a date for their wedding. But sources from their families claim that their marriage is likely to take place in February 2014. Continue to read more in the slideshow.
Geetha Madhuri was born on August 24, 1989. Her father Prabhakar is a bank official, who is working at the State Bank of Hyderabad. She is the only daughter of Prabhakar and Lakhmi.
Geetha's family moved from Godavari region to Hyderabad when she was quite young. She completed her schooling from Loyola, Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad. During her childhood, she was very much interested in singing.
Her Parents' Encouragement For Singing
Seeing her interest, her parents felt that she would become a good singer. So they arranged the training in the Classical and Light music with some of the famous persons in the fields.
Geetha's Musical Training
She initially got trained under Smt. Kocharlakota Padmavati and Kiran Bedwa. She learnt light music from Ramachari.
Geetha On TV Show JODI
Geetha hogged the limelight with the popular singing reality show JODI, which was aired on ETV Telugu. She was the semi finalist. During her stints on the show, she got noticed by several filmmaker from Tollywood.
Geetha's Debut In Films
She made her debut as playback singer with Kulasekhar's 2006 film Premalekha Rasa starring Venkat Mallidi and Anjali in the leads. She crooned the song 'Mallepoolu Gollumannavi...' and the romantic tinge in her voice impressed many music directors in Tollywood.
175 Songs In 7 Years
Then onwards, there is no look back for this talented singer. Geetha has sung nearly 175 songs in various Telugu movies in her singing career spanning seven years. She has also got several hit numbers for her credit.
Geetha's Hit Songs
Some popular songs that she sang are Parvaledhu (Manasara) Top Lechi Poddi (Iddarammailatho), Darlingey (Mirchi), Magallu antha (Golimaar) and Raye Raye Saloni (Maryada Ramanna).
Awards For Geetha
Geetha has won Nandi Award for 'Ninne Ninne' (Nachavule), Maa Award for 'Chamka Chamka' (Chirutha), Santhosham Award for the song Nachavule, South Scope Award for Gundello Guitar Ek Niranjan, SIIMA Award for 'Melikalu' (Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu).
Geetha's Acting Career
Geetha Madhuri has already proved her mettle in singing. Now, she is also nurturing a career in acting. She has also featured with her boyfriend Nandu in short film Aditi.
Her boyfriend Nandu is still struggling to establish as an actor. He has played an important role as Ajith in Naga Chaitanya's 100% Love. Later, he shared screen with Geetha in a short film Aditi.