Genelia studied at Apostolic Carmel High School in Bandra, a suburb in Mumbai. After school, she joined the St. Andrews College, Bandra to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree. Mumbai-based Genelia starred in the big budgeted Boys by top director Shankar. She starred opposite fellow débutante Siddharth.
The super success of her Telugu movie ‘Bommarillu, has made Genelia red-hot property in the Telugu film industry. This will be Genelia’s third Bollywood movie. She earlier acted in Tujhe Meri Kasam and Masti.