From reel to real life, the chemistry of Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza has been mesmerizing the audience for years now. The couple has received a lot of love from the audience and their onscreen presence, too, has received good responses from fans and critics alike. Both have appeared together in many films.
Now the name of another film has been added to this list, but this time both of them will be seen playing different roles.
Riteish will make his directorial debut with the Marathi film ‘Ved’ and his wife Genelia will be the heroine of this film.
Riteish made an announcement on social media
Riteish has announced the film on his official Twitter handle.
He wrote in his Twitter post, ‘After being in front of the camera for 20 years, I take a big leap to stand behind it for the first time.
As I direct my first Marathi film, I humbly ask you all for your good wishes and blessings. Be a part of this journey, be a part of this madness.’
Riteish will show his acting and directing skills in the project
Riteish himself has told that ‘Ved’ means madness. Along with this, he has also shared the poster of the film. This poster is getting good response on social media.
The film will be presented by Mumbai Film Company. Apart from directing in the film, Riteish will also take charge of acting. Television actress Jiya Shankar is also a part of this film.
The audience is already excited to see both the husband and wife together once again.
Here is Riteish’s Twitter post
After being in front of the camera for 20 years, I take a big leap to stand behind it for the first time.
As I direct my first marathi film, i humbly ask you all for your good wishes and blessings. Be a part of this journey, be a part of this madness.
वेड (Madness). pic.twitter.com/ydjr6cdXqG
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) December 8, 2021
This film will release on August 12, 2022
Genelia, who has given hits in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam languages, will make her Marathi debut with ‘Ved’.
Genelia was last seen in Anees Bazmee’s ‘It’s My Life’ in 2020. In this, Harman Baweja was seen with her.
Ajay-Atul will take over the composer’s seat for the film. The film will hit theatres on August 12, 2022. The audience is eagerly waiting for the duo to spread their magic together onscreen yet again.
Genelia-Riteish began their career with ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’
Riteish and Genelia met in 2003 on the sets of the film ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’. A thing to note is that both of them started their acting career with this film.
After a year, both were seen in the film ‘Masti’ and then they took a long break.
In 2012, the audience once again got to see this pair in the film ‘Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya’. In the same year, Genelia and Riteish also got married.
These are Riteish’s upcoming projects
Riteish will be seen in the film ‘Plan A Plan B’. It is a romantic comedy film directed by Shashanka Ghosh. He will also be seen in ‘Kakuda’ opposite Sonakshi Sinha.