Riteish Deshmukh was born on 17 December 1978 (age 41 years; as in 2020) in Latur, Maharashtra, India. He did his schooling from GD Somani Memorial School, Mumbai, and enrolled himself in Kamala Raheja School of Architecture,
Riteish Deshmukh is an Indian actor, producer, singer, and architect. He shot to fame with his role of “Dr Amar Saxena” in the film, “Masti.” Let’s find out some interesting facts about Ritesh Deshmukh.
Mumbai, to attain a degree in architecture. Deshmukh, then, went abroad for a year to practice architecture. He owns Evolution Architectural Design Studio Private Limited (an India-based architectural and interior designing firm). Later, he joined The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, California, USA, to study theatre.
One day, while Deshmukh was holidaying with Subhash Ghai in London, Kabir Lal, cinematographer, offered him his first movie. It came as a surprise to him, as he never told anyone about his desire to act.
|Full Name||Riteish Vilasrao Deshmukh|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Producer, Architect|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm|
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 75 kg|
in pounds– 165 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 40 inches|
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||17 December 1978|
|Age (as in 2020)||41 Years|
|Birthplace||Latur, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
Family, Caste & Wife
Riteish Deshmukh belongs to a Marathi Hindu Family. His father, Late Vilasrao Deshmukh, was an Indian Politician. Late Vilasrao Deshmukh served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra for two terms. His mother, Vaishali Deshmukh, is a homemaker.
Riteish has an elder brother, Amit Deshmukh, and a younger brother, Dheeraj Deshmukh. Both of them are politicians and associated with the Indian National Congress. Riteish himself is a loyal supporter of the Indian National Congress.
|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|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||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)
Won for the film “Yellow” (2014)
Relationships & More
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Genelia D’Souza (Actress)|
|Marriage Date||3 February 2012|
|Favourite Food(s)||Mutton biryani, Aamti, Puran Poli, Kolhapuri Fish, Shrikhand|
|Favourite Actor(s)||Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favourite Actresses||Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi|
|Favourite Film(s)||Bollywood: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge|
Hollywood: The Notebook, Jerry Maguire
|Favourite Director||Inder Kumar|
|Favourite Sport(s)||Cricket, Wrestling|
|Favourite Wrestler||Bret “The Hitman” Hart|
|Favourite Song||“Tujhe Dekha To Ye Jana Sanam” from the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge|
|Favourite Restaurant||Pali Bhavan in Mumbai|
|Favourite Destination||Goa (India)|
- IIFA Award for the Best Performance in a Comic Role for the film, Housefull
- IIFA Award for the Best Performance in a Comic Role for the film, Double Dhamal
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the film, Ek Villain
Outstanding Performance by a regional language film for the film, Lal Bhaari
National Film Award for the film, “Yellow
Some Lesser Known Facts About Riteish Deshmukh
- Does Riteish Deshmukh smoke?: No
- Does Riteish Deshmukh drink alcohol?: No
- Riteish belongs to a family of political lineage with Indian National Congress, as his father, Late Vilasrao Deshmukh, served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, twice. His brothers are also associated with the Indian National Congress and he also is a loyal campaigner of the same party.
- He is a qualified architect and started his career in the same field in New York City.
- Deshmukh owns a designing firm ‘Evolution Architectural Design Studio Private Limited.’
- His perfect comic timing in the adult comedy ‘Masti’ (2004) established him as an actor.
- His friends and family fondly call him Navra.
- Riteish is 9 years older to his wife, Genelia.
- Riteish treated Genelia to a plate of Samosas on his first date.
- Riteish lovingly calls his wife, “Baiko.”
- He is so fond of number 1, that all his cars bear the number