Genelia D'Souza is an Indian actress, model. She was born on August 5th, 1987 in England, her native place is Mumbai, Maharastra, India. She has appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam language films. Genelia parents are 'Neil D'Souza' and 'Jeanette D'Souza', she has one sibling 'Nigel D'Souza(brother)' she is spouse of 'Ritesh Deshmukh' married on 3 February 2012. Ritesh's father is the Maharashtra Chief Minister, 'Vilasrao Deshmukh'. She studiea at St Andrews College, Bandra, Mumbai.
Genelia began her acting career with 'Tujhe Meri Kasam' in 2003. In the same year she was recognized for her role in 'Boys', and later established herself in Telugu cinema by acting in several Telugu films.
CineMAA Award for Best Female Debut 'Satyam' in 2003
Nandi Award Special Jury Award 'Bommarillu' in 2006
Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Telugu 'Bommarillu' in 2006
Santosham Award for Best Actress 'Bommarillu' in 2006
Genilia entered in tollywood with the movie 'satyam' in the year 2003. Before entered in tollywood she acted in a Hindi movie 'Tujhe Meri Kasam' and a Tamil movie 'Boys' in 2003. Genelia received her first Filmfare Award in 2006 for her performance in the Telugu romantic film, 'Bommarillu' opposite with 'Siddarth'.
In 2004, Genelia appeared in her second Bollywood movie, 'Masti'. The same year, she appeared in two Telugu movies 'Samba' and 'Sye' both succeeding at the box-office. After she is appeared in Telugu movie in 2005, 'Naa Alludu' she starred in the Tamil romantic entertainer 'Sachein'. The movie evoked mixed response from audiences, but was well received with the younger generation. She later appeared in the Telugu patriotic movie 'Subhash Chandra Bose'. In the 2006 she acted in a Telugu romantic film 'Bommarillu'. The movie, a blockbuster at the box-office, grossed 250 million in India, and also won the 2006 Golden Nandi award. Her character was well received, and garnered her the Telugu Filmfare Award for Best Actress, besides Nandi Special Jury Award and Santosham Award for Best Actress. Genelia had a major role in 2011, starring as the Muslim warrior princess Arackal Ayesha, in her debut Malayalam film 'Urumi'.
Genelia is the brand ambassador of Fanta, Virgin Mobile India, Fastrack, LG Mobiles, Garnier Light, Margo, and Perk in India.
Movies acted by Genelia D'Souza
2003: Tujhe Meri Kasam(Hindi), Boys(Tamil), Satyam(Telugu)
2004: Masti(Hindi), Samba(Telugu), Sye(Telugu)
2005: Naa Alludu(Telugu), Sachein(Tamil), Subhash Chandra Bose(Telugu),
2006: Happy(telugu), Raam(Telugu), Bommarillu(Telugu), Chennai Kadhal(Tamil)
2008: Mr. Medhavi(Telugu), Satya In Love(Kannada), Santosh Subramaniam(Tamil), Mere Baap Pehle Aap(Hindi), Ready(Telugu), Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na(Hindi)
2009: Sasirekha Parinayam(Telugu), Life Partner(Hindi), Katha(Telugu)
2010: Chance Pe Dance(Hindi), Uthamaputhiran(Tamil), Orange(Tamil)
2011: Urumi(Malayalam), Force(Hindi), Velayudham(Tamil)
2012: Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya(Hindi), Naa Ishtam(Telugu)
2013: It's My Life(Hindi), Rock the Shaadi(Hindi)