Genius is an Indian action thriller film directed by Anil Sharma. It marks the debut of his son Utkarsh Sharma as a male lead, who also featured as a child actor in Sharma’s 2001 blockbuster film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha. Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Mithun Chakraborty are in supporting roles in the film..
The film received generally poor reviews. Reviews were particularly critical of the confusing narrative and the standard of acting. Bollywood Hungama gave it 1/5 stars saying “On the whole, GENIUS is an extremely poor and senseless fare. Movie Koop gave a similar review describing it as failing miserably Ronak Kotecha of The Times of India was equally critical of the film giving it 2/5 stars.The Indian Express gave it a “nil” rating describing it as feeling redundant.