Riteish Deshmuskh will debut as a director, while Genelia will make debut as an actor in the Marathi film 'Ved'

written by Kirti Pathak | December 08, 2021


Riteish Deshmukh is going to enter the world of the Marathi industry with the film ‘Ved’ which he is going to direct. This is going to be the actor’s directorial debut. The actor entered into the world of acting 20years back with K. Vijaya Bhaskar’s ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’.

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He shared the first poster of the film which he captioned, “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.)"

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It is going to be a romantic film in which Riteish’s wife will be seen as the lead. This film will also mark Genelia’s debut in the Marathi industry who has earlier given many hit films in Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, and also Kannada.

Not only direction but Riteish will also be seen in the film too along with Jiya Shankar.


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Earlier Riteish has done some Marathi films as a producer like Balak Palak, Lai Bhaari, Faster Fene, etc. With Lai Bhaari(2014) Riteish marked his acting debut in the Marathi field which was helmed by Nishikant Kamat.


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The lead actress of the film and Riteish wife also shared a sweet glimpse from the mahurat of the film. The video is extremely adorable as Riteish’s mother holds the clapboard and says, “Take 1, Good luck”. At the same time, Riteish’s Genelia younger born boy says “Action”. Sharing the adorable video Genelia wrote, Have been blessed to be part of movies in so many languages and receive love and respect from all..Being born in Maharashtra, my heart yearned to do a film in Marathi for years and was hoping there would be a script where I could just say this is it..And then this happened - My first Marathi film, me coming back to acting after 10 long years and being part of a dream where my husband Riteish Deshmukh directs for the first time and I get to share space with a beautiful Co- Actor Jiya Shankar who gets introduced under our production house MFC.
I would humbly request loads of blessings from each one of you because films are always a journey and we would love if you could be on this journey with us.. वेड “

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The film will be released in the theatres on 12th August 2022 for which the couple looks super excited.

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