Five Fun Facts about Ritesh Deshmukh on his birthday!

Bollywood actor, Riteish Deshmukh, has turned 37 on 17 December. Son of late politician Vilasrao Deshmukh, Riteish hasn't done many hit films but he is considered one of the versatile actors in Bollywood.  Currently, the actor is married to Genelia D'Souza and is a proud father of their sons, Riaan and Rahyl.



​​​​​​On the occassion of his birthday, here are 5 fun facts about him: 

  • Riteish Deshmukh before entering movies was a qualified architect. He earned an architectural degree from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies.

  • Apart from being an actor, Deshmukh has also been recognised as a producer and singer.

  • His Bollywood debut was in 2003 in "Tujhe Meri Kasam" opposite Genelia D'Souza. Reportedly, she disliked her husband at that time.

  • Riteish's family wasn't in favour of his relationship with Genelia. Like every Bollywood film star, he convinced his family that she is the one for him.

  • In 2013, he also launched his cricket team Veer Marathi in Celebrity Cricket League which he owned as well as mentored as the team captain.