During her stay in Bombay (now Mumbai) from the year 1942 onwards, young
Geeta Dutt came in touch with several non-Bengali families and was quick to learn different languages through the association and acquired
working knowledge of Hindi, Punjabi, Nepali, Sindhi, Urdu, Gujrati, Marathi and others and this proved to be useful in later years.
After her debut in Hindi film music in the year 1946, Geeta started gaining popularity in a short period of time. The very next year she
became the most sensational voice with the success of songs from Do Bhai(1947). This led to the composers from the Gujrati film industry
approach her for singing in Gujrati films. Avinash Vyas was one of the most prolific and talented composers from Gujrati film music. He
was already working with Geeta Dutt for his Hindi films and thus Geeta became a natural choice for singing in his Gujrati film songs right
from the year 1948. A detailed discussion on her work in Gujrati film and non-film music is