Riteish Deshmukh celebrates his 42nd birthday


Guwahati:  Bollywood star Riteish Deshmukh is celebrating his 42nd birthday today.

Riteish Deshmukh has proved his mettle in both Bollywood mass entertainers and Marathi cinema. The actor who is the son of the late Maharashtra CM Vilasrao and Vaishali Deshmukh has starred in many commercially successful films. 

 He is known for his perfect comic timing in some popular and blockbuster comedy hits of Bollywood. Riteish made his debut in Bollywood Cinema with the film ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’ in the year 2003 and ever since the actor has exhibited his versatility in acting on various levels. Riteish Deshmukh started his career in Marathi Cinema in 2014 with the movie Lai Bhaari that was helmed by late filmmaker Niskhikant Kamat.

The actor has been a part of the film industry for nearly two decades now. In this long career, Riteish has been a part of several hit comedy flicks and he has also left an impressive mark as the main antagonist in Ek Villain.

Riteish is not only a brilliant actor but also a professional architect. Riteish completed his architectural degree from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies, Mumbai. He also owns a designing firm called Evolutions.

The actor who knows how to master the difficult task to make someone laugh made his acting debut with 2003 debut Tujhe Meri Kasam.

Riteish met Genelia D’Souza during the shoot of his first film and he once revealed that the actress didn’t talk to him initially because he was the son of CM of Maharashtra. The movie brought Riteish and Genelia together as a couple. They are touted to be among the cutest duos we have in the movie industry.

The couple, who are the proud parents of two sons, have been together for over 15 years now and married for eight years. They dated for almost a decade before marrying each other on February 3, 2012, in a traditional Marathi wedding ceremony followed by a church wedding.

Riteish comes from a family with a strong political background. His late father Vilasrao Deshmukh was the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Even the actor’s brothers Dhiraj Deshmukh and Amit Deshmukh are still active in politics.

Riteish has added many feathers to his hat and one of them is of an ace producer. He launched his production house named Mumbai Film Company in 2013.

Riteish enjoys playing cricket and also own a cricket team named Veer Marathi in Celebrity Cricket League (CCL). He is famous for his comic timings and films like Hey Baby, Dhamaal, Housefull, Double Dhamaal, but the actor garnered a lot of praise for playing negative roles in ‘Ek Villain’ and ‘Marjaavan’.