Genelia D'Souza

Actor, Film actor

1987 –

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Who is Genelia D'Souza?

Genelia D'Souza is an Indian film actress, model, and host. She has appeared in South Indian cinema and Bollywood films. After gaining wide attention in a Parker Pen commercial with Amitabh Bachchan, Genelia began her acting career with Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003. She was recognized for her role in Boys the same year, and later established herself in Telugu cinema by acting in several Telugu films during 2003–2005.

Genelia received her first Filmfare Award in 2006 for her performance in the Telugu romantic film, Bommarillu, which earned her critical acclaim. In 2008, she gave critically acclaimed performances in Santosh Subramaniam, a Tamil remake of Bommarillu, and the Bollywood movie Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na. Having acted in several commercially successful movies in Telugu and Tamil, Genelia has established herself as one of the leading actresses of the South Indian film industry. In addition to movie acting, 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.

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Born
Aug 5, 1987
Mumbai
Also known as
  • Genelia De Souza
  • Genelia
  • Harini
  • Teenage Superstar of Bollywood
  • Cheenu
  • Genelia Deshmukh
  • Geenu
  • Genelia Dsouza
  • 제넬리아 드소자
  • जेनेलिया डिसूज़ा
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Indian people
  • Mangaloreans
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor's degree, St. Andrew's College, Mumbai
    Management
  • Apostolic Carmel High School
Lived in
  • Bandra

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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