29 Facts About Riteish Deshmukh


Riteish Vilasrao Deshmukh was born on 17 December 1978 and is an Indian actor, television presenter, producer, screenwriter and filmmaker who works in Hindi and Marathi cinema.


Riteish Deshmukh received widespread critical acclaim for playing a serial killer in the romantic thriller Ek Villain.


Riteish Deshmukh is the board member of Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image.


Riteish Deshmukh's elder brother, Amit Deshmukh, is a MLA from Latur City and his younger brother, Dhiraj Deshmukh, is a MLA from Latur Rural.


Riteish Deshmukh's elder sister-in-law Aditi Deshmukh is an actress and younger sister-in-law Deepshikha Deshmukh is a film producer.


Riteish Deshmukh practiced for a year with an overseas architectural firm.


Riteish Deshmukh maintains an ownership in Evolutions, an India-based architectural and interior designing firm.

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Riteish Deshmukh made his Hindi film debut with the 2003 romance, Tujhe Meri Kasam opposite Genelia D'Souza.


Riteish Deshmukh gained fame after his performance in Masti, which earned him two minor awards.


Riteish Deshmukh subsequently appeared Bardaasht and Naach, both of them being box-office duds.


Riteish Deshmukh was seen in guest roles in Ram Gopal Varma's Darna Zaroori Hai, and then Namastey London, which was a box office hit.


Riteish Deshmukh then played a supporting role in Ram Gopal Varma's Rann, again co-starring Amitabh Bachchan, Paresh Rawal and Rajpal Yadav.


Riteish Deshmukh then starred in a sequel, Housefull 2, which released on 6 April 2012 and was a huge success like its predecessor.


Riteish Deshmukh then starred in another sequel, this time to the 2004 hit Masti titled Grand Masti which released in September 2013 and became a box office success, despite receiving negative reviews.


Riteish Deshmukh made his debut as a film producer with the Marathi film Balak Palak, directed by Ravi Jadhav, which released on 4 January 2013.


Riteish Deshmukh has decided to make a Hindi remake of the film.


In 2014, Riteish Deshmukh appeared in 2 completely different roles; first in the romance-comedy film Humshakals, which was a box office failure and then in the romance-thriller Ek Villain.


Riteish Deshmukh did a small cameo in Entertainment, which was not entertaining at the box office.


Riteish Deshmukh appeared in the comedy film Bank Chor which was released in 2017 and in the end of 2018, he did his second Marathi film MAULI which was a box office success.


In 2022, Riteish Deshmukh made his directorial debut with Marathi language Romantic drama film Ved in which he co-starred his wife Genelia D'Souza.


D'Souza later denied any rumors of a relationship with Riteish Deshmukh, and responds that she was just friends with him.


Riteish Deshmukh launched his own production house, Mumbai Film Company, in 2013 with the production of the Marathi film Balak Palak, which won several awards.


Riteish Deshmukh then produced another Marathi film Faster Fene, in 2017.


Riteish Deshmukh turned director and screenwriter with the 2022 film Ved, which was produced by Genelia.


Riteish Deshmukh has co-hosted the talk show Yaadon Ki Baaraat, the quiz show Vikta Ka Uttar.

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Riteish Deshmukh made his web debut in 2021, co-hosting Ladies vs Gentlemen with Genelia D'souza.


In 2013, he formed a cricket team with Dhiraj Riteish Deshmukh, later named Veer Marathi in the Celebrity Cricket League.


Riteish Deshmukh played in this league as the captain of his team.


Riteish Deshmukh was ranked third in The Times of India's Top 20 Most Desirable Men of Maharashtra in 2018.