G enelia D’souza born in Mum­bai into a Man­ga­lore­an Catholic fam­i­ly, on  5 August 1987 is known the face of South Indi­an Cin­e­ma. Few­er peo­ple know that she liked sports and was a state lev­el ath­lete, sprint­er, and a nation­al lev­el foot­ball play­er. 

She got her first mod­el­ing assign­ment at age of 15 and after her Park­er Pen com­mer­cial with Bol­ly­wood sha­han­shah Amitabh Bachchan who him­self appre­ci­at­ed her men­tion­ing  “she was good, and her expres­sions were spon­ta­neous”. After which she was the face of  Fair and Love­ly and 2003 Crick­et World Cup adver­tise­ment with crick­eter Krish­na­machari Srikkan­th.

Her Bol­ly­wood debut Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003, where she was noticed by crit­ics as one of the nat­u­ral per­form­ers. It was a box office hit but Genelia moved to Tamil movies. She has given many box office hits Tel­ugu box office her sec­ond Bol­ly­wood movie Mas­ti was again pro­claimed her as one of the finest actress­es and in 2008 she was admired for her fresh­ness and sweet­ness with her break­through per­for­mance of the role of Adi­ti Mahant in the block­buster Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na, which was an eco­nom­ic suc­cess across India and over­seas.

She tied a knot on 3 Feb­ru­ary 2012, with her love life Ritesh Desh­mukh, whom she was dat­ing since they starred togeth­er in their debut film Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003.


We wish her hap­py life and look­ing for­ward for her to come­back.

I’m tak­ing part in AtoZ chal­lenge and as a big fan of Bol­ly­wood diva’s and post­ing 26 beau­ti­ful diva’s from the indus­try … It’s not easy to cov­er ONLY 26 but still, watch out the space tomor­row for next amaz­ing Diva” 



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5 Thoughts to “G- Genelia D’Souza”

  1. She was a pret­ty good actress. Loved her spon­tane­ity in Jaane Tu… ya Jaane Na. 🙂

  2. I love her in the very first movie of hers- Boys (Tamil), Man she is fun 🙂

  3. Nev­er knew she was an athelete

  4. she was a won­der­ful ath­lete, i like her smile.

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