Dazzling and enthusiastic Genelia D’Souza, the cute Indian film actress and model has appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam films. She locked up wide acclaim in a Parker Pen commercial ad at the age of 15 along with Amitabh Bachchan.
Genelia began her acting career with the hit film “Tujhe Meri Kasam“, but was recognized for her role in the film “Boys“. She then established herself in Telugu film industry with the roles which were widely admired for her sweetness and freshness. Romantic comedy films “Happy” and “Bommarillu” marked Genelia as a vibrant actress and even received the first Filmfare Award for her performance in “Bommarillu”.
In addition, Genelia has hosted the television show ‘Big Switch’ and is the brand ambassador of Fanta, Virgin Mobile India, Fastrack, LG Mobiles, Garnier Light, Margo, and Perk in India. She was crowned as the “Brand Ambassador of the Year” at the CNBC Awaaz consumer awards, for endorsing nine brands. She was a state level athlete, sprinter, and a national level football player.
Some of her hit films in Telugu are “Sye“, “Dhee“, “Sasirekha Parinayam“, “Orange” and she also appeared in the Telugu patriotic movie “Subhash Chandra Bose“. She also holds a Limca World Record of delivering four different super hit films in four different languages, “Ready” (Telugu), “Satya in Love” (Kannada), “Santosh Subramaniam” (Tamil) and “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na” (Hindi) in a span of one calendar year. Genelia is married to Ritesh Deshmukh, son of the former chief minister of Maharashtra.
Bubbly girl, Genelia is celebrating her 30th birthday. On this special occasion, thetelugufilmnagar.com wish her a very happy birthday and a prosperous life ahead.