Pride of Indian as well as Marathi cinema, actor Riteish Deshmukh is celebrating his birthday today. He has come a long way since his debut in movies during the early 2000s and earned a special place in everyone’s heart through his mindblowing acting and charming personality.
On this special day, we bring you some really interesting facts from the life of the stellar actor Riteish Deshmukh.
Check them out here:
1. His first co-star ended up becoming his life partner. Yes, that’s right! Both Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza together debuted into Bollywood with the 2003 film ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’. Soon a frienship blossomed between them off screens which turned into love. After a decade of dating, they finally tied the knot.
You are my bestest friend, my eternal laughter, my partner in crime, my happiness, my guide, my enthusiasm, my excitement, my light, my life, my everything. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Baiko – growing young with you is a blessing. @geneliad #HappyBirthdayGenelia pic.twitter.com/nb2C71LBI7
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 5, 2020
2. There is another profession Riteish specialises in apart from being an actor and that is architecture. He has a degree for it from Kamla Raheja College of Architecture situated in Mumbai and also owns a architectural and interior designing firm.
3. The actor’s family are into politics. Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, the late Vilasrao Deshmukh is his father. He has also been the Union Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises India. Riteish’s brother Dhiraj Deshmukh is the MLA of Indian National Congress. While his other brother Amit Deshmukh is also a three term Member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from the Latur City constituency.
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) May 26, 2020
4. The ‘Masti’ actor is truly multi talented as he is not only an actor and architect but also a producer. He has a production house by the name of Mumbai Film Company that he launched in the year 2013. It has produced projects like Mauli, Faster Fene, Balak-Palak, Yellow, Lai Bhaari and Thank God Bappa.
— Mumbai Film Company (@mfc) December 17, 2020
5. Riteish also has a criket team that he owns called the ‘Veer Marathi’ and it is the part of Celebrity Criket League.
VEER MARATHI strikes back with a 2 boundaries in 5 deliveries … sending kerala strikers in a tizzy! pic.twitter.com/tHs29PKGCR
— veermarathi (@veermarathi) January 24, 2015