Ritesh Vilasrao Deshmukh (born 17 December 1978) is an Indian film actor and producer. He is known for his work in Hindi and Marathi films. He is the son of late Vilasrao Deshmukh and Vaishali Deshmukh, former Chief Minister of Maharashtra. 

Riteish Deshmukh - Age, height, Career, Facts, Biography & More

Deshmukh attended GD Somani Memorial School and received his Architectural Degree from Kamala Raheja College of Architecture, Mumbai. He practiced for a year with a foreign construction company. He has continued designing since his return to India.


    On 30 November 2008, after the 26/11 attacks, Ratheesh took Ram Gopal Verma with his father and then Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Desh Mukh to visit the Taj Hotel in Mumbai. The matter was later politicized after both Ritesh and Verma were checked by the media and the public for details of their new film on the terror attacks in Mumbai. 

    Later, Ritesh gave this explanation and said, "I have always maintained that he (Ram Gopal Verma) was by me. I took him there. The media reported that my father invited Ram Gopal Verma (Taj incident). It is not true. Not even and daddy doesn't even know him ... until now, they haven't even known each other yet! "


    Ritesh Deshmukh in 2003 and his career. He starred in vain, "Mary Tujhe Kasam" which started with the opposite Genelia D'Souza. In the same year, Jaswinder appeared in the film Out of Control.

    In 2004, Ritesh Deshmukh played a comic role in the comic thriller "Masti". His performance earned him two minor awards. His comedy role in "Masti" established him as an actor. Ritesh's first successful lead role was in the film "Ka Cool Hai Hum" with Tushar Kapoor He has made guest appearances in Darna Jaruri Hai and Namaste Landon.

    Ritesh Deshmukh then starred in hit films like Housefull, F.A.L.T.U, and Double Dhamal. In 2012, he appeared in Tere Nal Love Hogea opposite Genelia DeSouza. Despite its low budget, the film was a commercial hit. He also starred in his films sequels, Housefull 2Kya Super Cool Hine Hum, and Grandmaster.

    In 2014, Deshmukh debuted as a villain in the romance-thriller, Ek-villain. In the same year, Lai started her acting career in Marathi cinema

    In 2013, Ritesh Balak made a Marathi film called Palak. He also appeared as a judge on the dance reality show, India's Dancing Superstar.

    In addition to acting, the actor has also designed the interior of Shah Rukh Khan's production house, Red Chillies Entertainment Code, and Karan Johar's house in Union Park Bandra.


    • Full Name: Riteish Deshmukh
    • Nick Name: Navra
    • Profession: Actor, Producer, Architect

    Physical Stats & More

    • Body Measurements: chest 40”, waist 32”, Biceps 12”
    • Height / How tall: 5 feet 11 inches
    • Weight: 75 Kg
    • Hair Color: Black Hair
    • Eye Color:  Dark Brown

    Personal Life

    • Birth Date: December 17, 1978
    • Age: 42 years
    • Horoscope: Sagittarius
    • Birth Place: Latur, Maharashtra, India
    • Nationality: Indian
    • Political Inclination: Indian National Congress (INC)
    • Address: 602, Worli Sagar Co-operative Housing Society, Purna Building, Worli, Mumbai 400030 (Vilasrao Deshmukh's residence)
    • Hobbies: Playing Cricket, Singing
    • School: GD Somani Memorial School 
    • College/University: Kamla Raheja College of Architecture, Mumbai
    • Educational Qualification: Architecture
    • Religion: Hinduism
    • Hobbies: Dancing, Performing Martial Arts, Working Out At Gym
    • Food Habit: Non-vegetarian

    Money Factor

    • Net Worth: $16 Million, ₹114 crores
    • Salary: 5-6 Crore/film (INR)

    Relationships & More

    • Marital Status: Married
    • Marriage Date: 3 February 2012
    • Affairs/Girlfriend: Genelia D'Spuza Deshmukh


    Spouse:                          Genelia D'Spuza Deshmukh
    riteish deshmukh with wife

    • Children: Sons- Riaan Deshmukh (born in 2014), Rahyl Deshmukh (born in 2016)
    • Parents:    Father's Name: Late Vilasrao Deshmukh (Politician, died in 2012)           Mother's Name: Vaishali Deshmukh (Homemaker)
      source: wikibio

    • Brothers: Amit Deshmukh (Elder, Politician), Dheeraj Deshmukh (Younger, Politician)

      • Sister(s): None

      Style Quotient

      • Car Collection: Mercedes Benz W221 S Class, Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Range Over, Honda CR-V

      Favorite Things

      • Favorite Food: Mutton Biryani, Aamti, Puran Poli, Kolhapuri Fish, Shrikhand
      • Favorite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
      • Favorite Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi
      • Favorite Films: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (Bollywood), The Notebook, Jerry Maguire (Hollywood)
      • Favorite Director: Inder Kumar
      • Favorite Sports: Cricket, Wrestling
      • Favorite Wrestler: Bret "The Hitman" Hart
      • Favorite Colour: Blue
      • Favorite Song: "Tujhe Dekha To Ye Jana Sanam" from the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
      • Favorite Restaurant: Pali Bhavan in Mumbai
      • Favorite Destination: Goa (India)

      Awards & Honours

      • Awards: IIFA Awards:
      • Best Performance in a Comic Role for the film "Housefull" (2011)
      • Best Performance in a Comic Role for the film "Double Dhamaal" (2012)
      • Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the film "Ek Villain" (2015)
      • Outstanding performance by a regional language film for the film "Lai Bhaari" (2015)
      • National Award: Won for the film "Yellow" (2014)

      Facts About Riteish Deshmukh

      • He has a tattoo on his right hand, just below the elbow
      • Ritesh is 9 years old to his wife Genelia.
      • Ritesh treated Genelia on her first date to Samosas Plate.
      • Ritesh affectionately calls his wife, “Baiko
      • Deshmukh loves playing cricket and also has a "Veer Marathi" team in the Celebrity Cricket League
      • In 2006, at the suggestion of a numerologist, he changed his letters from 'Ritesh' to 'Ritesh'.
      • His younger brother Dheeraj Deshmukh is married to actor Jackie Bhagnani aka Deepshikha Desh Mukh (Honey).
      • He enjoys playing cricket and is the owner of the Weir Marathi Telephone Team in the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).
      • In 2006, at the suggestion of a numerologist, he changed his letters from 'Ritesh' to 'Riteish'.
      • He liked Number 1 so much, all his cars are number 1

      Filmography ( Ritesh Deshmukh Movie List)

      • 2003: Tujhe Meri Kasam as Rishi
      • 2003: Out of Control as Jaswinder
      • 2004: Masti as Amar Saxena
      • 2004: Bardaasht Anuj Shrivastav
      • 2004: Naach as Veer
      • 2005: Kyaa Kool Hai Hum as Karan Pandey
      • 2005: Mr. Ya Miss: Shekhar
      • 2005: Bluffmaster! as Aditya Shrivastav (Dittu) / Arjun Bajaj
      • 2006: Fight Club - Members Only as Somil Sharma
      • 2006: Malamaal Weekly as Kanhaiya
      • 2006: Darna Zaroori Hai as Altaaf
      • 2006: Apna Sapna Money Money as Kishen / Sanya
      • 2007: Cash as Lucky
      • 2007: Heyy Babyy as Tanmay Joglekar
      • 2007: Dhamaal as Deshbandhu Roy
      • 2008: De Taali as Paglu
      • 2008: Chamku as Arjun Tiwari
      • 2009: Do Knot Disturb as Govardhan
      • 2009; Aladin as Aladin Chatterjee
      • 2010: Rann as Purab Shastri
      • 2010: Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai as Rajesh Parekh
      • 2010: Housefull as Bob
      • 2011: F.A.L.T.U as Bajirao
      • 2011: Double Dhamaal as Deshbandhu Roy
      • 2012: Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya as Viren Chowdhary
      • 2012: Housefull 2 as Jolly
      • 2012: Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum as Sid
      • 2013: Grand Masti as Amar Saxena
      • 2014: Humshakals as Kumar
      • 2014: Ek Villain as Rakesh Mahadkar
      • 2014: Lai Bhaari as Mauli / Prince (Double Role)
      • 2015: Bangistan as Hafeez Bin Ali / Ishwarchand Sharma
      • 2016: Housefull 3 as Teddy
      • 2016: Great Grand Masti as Amar Saxena
      • 2016: Banjo as Taraat
      • 2017: Bank Chor as Champak
      • 2018: Welcome to New York as Riteish
      • 2018: Mauli as Inspector Mauli Sarjerao Deshmukh (Marathi)
      • 2019: Total Dhamaal as Lallan
      • 2019: Housefull 4 as Bangdu Maharaj/Roy
      • 2019: Marjaavaan as Vishnu Shetty (Negative role)
      • 2020: Baaghi 3 as Vikram Chaturvedi
      • 2020: Durgavati (Upcoming Movie) Release Date (September 4, 2020)
      • 2021: Bachchan Pandey (announced) (Song Appearance in Janaabe Ali)
      • 2021: Housefull 5 (announced)
      • 2021: Chhatrapati Shivaji (announced)

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