Genelia who was supposed to attend the IIFA and perform with top actors in Sri Lanka, has decided not to attend. She said that opted out of the event because she didn’t want to hurt the sentiments of Tamil people. She was reacting to a part of media which claimed that she has attended the IIFA event in Sri Lanka.

Genelia is currently acting the the Tamil movie Uthama Puthiran and is also expected to pair with Vijay in his upcomming movie Velayudham. She has just finished her photo shoot for Vijay’s Velayudham, at a studio in Saligramam.