Riteish Deshmukh, the famous Bollywood actor is all set to make his directorial debut film in Marathi named Ved. On 8th December 2021, Riteish has shared the poster of the film Ved on his social media handles. The film Ved will also feature his wife Genelia Deshmukh and Jiya Shankar. Both Riteish and Genelia are returning back together on the screen after 10 years.
While sharing the poster of the film, Riteish wrote, “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).”
After sharing the post, Abhishek Bachchan has commented on it, “Fantastic news, all the best lil brother!”
On Instagram, Genelia Deshmukh has shared a post, the caption reads, “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.”
Ritiesh Deshmukh has also previously produced other Marathi films like Balak Palak, Lai Bhaari, Faster Fene. In Marathi cinema, he has made his debut with Lai Bhaari (2014), which was directed by the late Nishikant Kamat.
The upcoming Marathi film named Ved’s music was done by Ajay-Atul. It is going to be released on 12th August 2022.