Genelia used to be one of the top heroines of the South Indian film industry about a decade ago. After marrying Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh in 2012, she bid adieu to films and is concentrating on her family life. The latest reports from Tollywood stated that Genelia will make her comeback into Telugu cinema soon. It seems that she plays a key role in Megastar Chiranjeevi's Telugu remake of Lucifer.
According to the sources, the makers are now holding talks with Genelia. It also looks like Genelia is showing interest to act in the film. An official announcement will be out once she signs the dotted lines. Lucifer remake is being directed by Sujeeth of Saaho 's fame. The shoot of this film will mostly go on floors by the end of this year. Ram Charan is bankrolling the film under his banner Konidela Productions.
Lucifer is a Malayalam film directed by Prithviraj Sukumaran. This political drama features Mohanlal, Manju Warrier, Vivek Oberoi, Tovino Thomas, and Sachin Khedekar in the prominent roles. It was an industry hit in the Malayalam film industry. Chiru will be essaying Mohanlal's role in the remake. We still don't about the role Genelia reprises in it.
Genelia's last Telugu film was the 2011 release Naa Ishtam. She then starred in a couple of Hindi films. Now, she is hoping to make a grand comeback with this film. As it stars Chiranjeevi, there is no denying in saying that this movie will definitely give a grand comeback for her in Telugu.