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Knowing someone when you were hardly aware of yourself, falling in love with the person, deciding on forever and then growing old together! This all sounds like cliché and fairytale stories, but there are a few, who make this fairytale come true. Marrying someone, who is like your childhood sweetheart is every girl’s dream, and probably it was Bollywood actress, Genelia D’souza’s dream too. She had fallen in love with her co-actor, Ritiesh Deshmukh in most unexpected manner and had become Mrs Deshmukh. (Also Read: Abhishek Bachchan Looks At The Bright Side Of Life, Sister Shweta Nanda Shares An Unmissable Comment)
Genelia Deshmukh and Riteish Deshmukh oozes out the meaning of perfect relationship. They are best friends before being each other's life partners and that makes their relationship perfect in every manner. Genelia had met Riteish at the Hyderabad airport for the test look of their debut film, Tujhe Meri Kasam with a preconceived notion about him as he hails from such an influential family. 16-year-old, Genelia and 24-year-old, Riteish had gradually fallen in love with each other and after dating for 9 years had finally tied the knot on February 3, 2012. The two have been making each other’s every day memorable and special occasions extra sweet.
On August 5, 2020, the ever chirpy and gorgeous actress, Genelia Deshmukh turned 33 and her husband, Ritiesh Deshmukh did not leave this chance to make her realise how special she is for him. Taking to his IG handle, Ritiesh shared a picture with his ‘baiko’ in which he can be seen kissing her on the forehead as she had flaunted her biggest smile. Along with the sweet picture, Ritiesh wrote down everything that his wife means to him. His caption can be read as “You are my bestest friend, my eternal laughter, my partner in crime, my happiness, my guide, my enthusiasm, my excitement, my light, my life, my everything. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Baiko - growing young with you is a blessing. @geneliad #HappyBirthdayGenelia.” Take a look:
The two never miss a chance to celebrate each other’s special day and life and just like her hubby, Riteish, Genelia also knows how to pour her heart out. On the occasion of her hubby’s birthday, she had taken to her Instagram handle (on December 17, 2019) and had posted a beautiful family picture with a heartfelt birthday wish for her hubby. Her note could be read as “Dear Forever Mine I will say the same thing to you now, that I will say to you when you turn 100. You are my today and all of my tomorrows Happy Birthday Love. Forever yours Ps- I’m always in the mood for you.” (Recommended Read: Arpita Khan Sharma Shares A Video Of Her Daughter, Ayat's First Rakhi Celebrations)
On February 3, 2020, Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia Deshmukh had completed 8 years of marital bliss. Being pronounced husband and wife in a traditional Maharashtrian wedding, Riteish and Genelia’s marriage was not only a coming together of two individuals but it was, rather a union of two traditions and cultures. To mark their eighth anniversary, Genelia had posted a video that comprised of their beautiful moments together and had written, “Dearest Forever, Grow old along with me, I promise the best is yet to come. Happy Anniversary @riteishd Just to let you know I Love being my Husband’s wife #since2002.” Riteish had shared an Insta story, revealing what the lovebirds are up to on their anniversary. And to wish his baiko, Riteish had posted a hilarious video on his Instagram and had captioned it as "Happy Anniversary Baiko @geneliad."
In a throwback 2014 interview with Tribune, Riteish Deshmukh had spoken beautifully about his wife, Genelia Deshmukh. He had stated, “She acted with me in my first film. We first became best friends and then midway through the film, we started seeing each other. We were seeing each other for 10 years before we decided to get married in 2012. Genelia and I are one entity. Falling in love with your friend and that becoming your life is the best thing that can happen to a person. I love her energy and her smile." (Don't Miss: Shilpa Shetty Shares A Goofy Picture With Son, Viaan, Pens A Note On Keeping One's Inner Child Alive)
Happiest birthday, Genelia Deshmukh!