Also, conceptually git reset <filepath> is a wrong solution: it works only if you have not committed the addition of file (as you have said); git rm --cached <filepath> always work (though you need to remember that it removes the file only from future commits, and the file will be present in history).
git reset <filepath>
git rm --cached <filepath>
Note that if you don't remember the command, git status would tell you how to do it.
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