Genelia D Souza
Genelia D Souza Biography, Films, Personal Life,
Jane Tu ya Jane Na Girl
Genelia D'Souza born on August 5, 1987 is an Indian film actress, model, and host.
She has appeared in Telugu and Hindi language films, as well as Tamil and Kannada language films. D'Souza first Hit Advertisment was Parker Pen commercial with Amitabh Bachchan.
Her acting debut in the Hindi movie was Tujhe
Meri Kasam in 2003, Movie failed but soon she got recognition in the Tamil
hit film Boys the same year. She also acted in many Telugu movies during the
period from 2003 to 2005, which earned her recognition in the Telugu film
Genelia Born in Mumbai into a Mangalorean Catholic family, and was raised a Roman Catholic in the Bandra suburb of Mumbai. Her mother Jeanette D'Souza was formerly a secretary to managing director with a Pharma MNC, who left her job in 2004 to help Genelia with her career. Her father Neil D'Souza, is a senior official with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). She also has a younger brother, Nigel D'Souza. She studied at the Apostolic Carmel High School in Bandra and later joined St. Andrew's College in Bandra to pursue her Bachelor's Degree of Management Studies. She completed her degree while shooting for her first film, Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003. She liked sports and studies in college, and was also a State level athlete, sprinter and a National level Football player.
Genelia D'Souza did her first modeling
assignment at age 15. Following her poor debut in Bollywood, she decided to
act in South Indian films. Tamil director, S. Shankar, was impressed with
her performance in the Parker Pen commercial and decided to cast her in a
leading role in his 2003 Tamil film Boys, a story about about five teenagers
having stereotypical teen-boy fantasies. She left Tamil cinema to
concentrate on the Telugu film industry. She made her Telugu debut in Satyam
in 2003 opposite Sumanth, in which she played the role of a medical student.
In her second Hindi movie, Masti in 2004, which was opposite Ritesh Deshmukh.
The same year, she appeared in the Telugu fim Samba. Her final Telugu movie
in 2004 was Sye. Her first Telugu movie in 2005, Naa Alludu, was
commercially unsuccessful. Later that year, she starred in the Tamil
romantic entertainer Sachein. She later appeared in the Telugu patriotic
movie Subhash Chandra Bose set against a backdrop of Pre-independece period,
which was also an economic failure.
She is working in David Dhawan's film Hook Ya Crook, co starring John Abraham and Shreyas Talpade.
Genelia D' Souza is said to be religious she has been repeatedly linked D'Souza romantically with Ritesh Deshmukh, ever since they starred together in their debut film Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003.
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