Genelia D’Souza – The South Pick

Genelia D’Souza is a new sensation of the Bollywood. Genelia D’Souza nickname is Harini. Genelia is born on 5 August 1981 in Mumbai is an South Indian actress. She started her career as Actress in South Indian Films. Than she made her Bollywood debut in 2003 with the Movie ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’ apposite Ritesh Deshmukh. Jane Tu Ya Janne Na movie which was a debut of Aamir Khan’s nephew Imran Khan received a lot of publicity and Genelia role as the unrestrained Meow shined through.

Genelia was born in August 5, 1981 in the family of Jeanette D’Souza, formerly secretary to Managing Director with a pharma MNC, and Neil D’Souza, a senior official with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Her family hails from the Mangalorean Catholic community, a prominent Christian community in Bombay. Genelia pet name is Geenu. Genelia famous as Harini to close friends. Genelia studied at the Apostolic Carmel High School in Bandra and later joined St. Andrews College (Bandra) to pursue her Bachelor’s Degree of Management Studies.She was also a State level athlete and a National level Football player.

Genelia D’Souza in Bollywood
Genelia first hit the lime-light with a Parker Pen commercial with Amitabh Bachchan and further did a Fair and Lovely 2003 Cricket World Cup ad with Krishnamachari Srikkanth. D’Souza made her debut in Bollywood in 2003. Her first Hindi film was Tujhe Meri Kasam opposite Ritesh Deshmukh. She left Bollywood for a while to concentrate on South Indian films. She was also a part of Mani Ratnam’s stage show, Netru, Indru, Naalai.

Genelia D’Souza  Record
Genelia now holds a distinct Limca world record of delivering 4 different super hit films in 4 different languages (Satya (Kannada), Santosh Subramaniyam (Tamil), Ready (Telugu) and Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Naa (Hindi)) in span of 1 calendar year.

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