Genelia D’Souza has taken up horse riding as she is required to do that for her new role in Santosh Sivan’s film period film Urmi. Genelia had been a state level athlete and national level football player in her school and college days.
The film Urmi is based in the 15th century and Genelia plays a Portuguese Princess and it will be a bilingual made in Tamil and Malayalam . Prithviraj is playing the male lead. The film is the story of a boy who wants to kill Vasco Da Gama, the first sailor to explore India.
Genelia is also said to be exploring new assignments in Bollywood and Tollywood. She is concentrating on her career and she is scouting for meaty roles that give her recognition.