She was born on 5 August 1987. She is an Indian actress, model and also a host. She is the wife of Ritesh Deshmukh. She has done many south movies too. Her commercial with Amitabh Bachchan of Parker Pen was well received. Then after this, she got the offer for the film ’Tujhe meri kasam’. So, she did the movie and this was appreciated much. This film was opposite to Ritesh. She also stole hearts with the film ’Boys’. She then did many south movies. She got ‘Filmfare award’ for the film Bommarillu. Her role in the film ’Jaane tu...ya jaane na’ was well received. She also hosted the television show ’Bigg Switch’. She is also the brand ambassador of many well known brands like: Fanta, Virgin Mobile India, Fastrack, LG Mobiles, Garnier Light, Margo, and Perk in India. She was born in Mangalorean Catholic family. Her father Neil D’Souza is a senior at Tata Consultancy services. She completed her education from Apostolic Carmel High School in Bandra and later she also joined the St. Andrew's College in Bandra to pursue her Bachelor's Degree of Management Studies. She also campaigned for many well known social awareness campaigns too.Check out this page for more updates on Genelia Deshmukh.