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Riteish Deshmukh Refutes Third Child Pregnancy Rumors About Wife Genelia Deshmukh


In a whirlwind of speculations, the Deshmukh family has been thrust into the limelight yet again. With their every move observed by ardent fans and the media, rumors have a way of spreading swiftly. The most recent whisperings surrounding Bollywood favorite Genelia Deshmukh had netizens buzzing with excitement and curiosity. But her husband, actor Riteish Deshmukh, has taken it upon himself to set the record straight.

It all started with a video that went viral from an event in Mumbai, which the couple attended. Genelia Deshmukh, adorned in a flowing purple midi dress, mesmerized attendees and online viewers alike. It wasn’t long before eagle-eyed observers began to speculate about her fashion choice and certain gestures she was making during the event. Particularly, netizens noticed Genelia placing her hand over her stomach multiple times, a move that some interpreted as an indication of pregnancy.

Comments began flooding in, with social media users openly musing about the possibility. One commenter wrote, “Again pregnant (sic),” while another queried, “Is she expecting???” The questions snowballed with more assertions like, “She’s expecting the 3rd kid,” and assumptions ran rampant. The couple, known for their openness and engagement with fans, found themselves amid swirling gossip yet again.

Just as the speculation began taking on a life of its own, Riteish Deshmukh took to Instagram to clear the air. With characteristic humor and charm, he addressed the pregnancy rumors directly. In an Instagram story, he quipped, “I wouldn’t mind having 2-3 more but unfortunately this is untrue.” This lighthearted rebuff was enough to put the conjectures to rest, though not entirely without a chuckle or two from their fanbase.

Riteish and Genelia, who tied the knot on February 3, 2012, after dating for nine robust years, have always been forthcoming about their relationship and family life. The couple shares two sons, Riaan and Rahyl, and their journey from co-stars to beloved spouses and parents has been one followed with keen interest by their admirers.

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Their love story began on the sets of their debut film, “Tujhe Meri Kasam.” Following their marriage, Genelia made the conscious decision to retreat from the film industry for a period, choosing family life over continued stardom. Her career saw her making cameos and brief appearances in films while she devoted her primary focus to her young family.

In a heartfelt conversation on Kareena Kapoor Khan’s chat show, “What Women Want,” Genelia opened up about the decisions she made following her marriage. Debunking the myth that Riteish had asked her to stop working, she said, “I had worked so much in all these different industries and we literally had a long distance relationship, even both of us. So, I just felt that after marriage, I wanted to prioritize differently, right? And everyone the first thing when I got married said ‘Riteish told you not to work?’ I said no.”

Despite her hiatus, Genelia’s comeback to the acting scene in 2022 was met with much anticipation. She collaborated with Riteish in the Hindi film, “Mister Mummy,” a comedy that, despite its charm, failed to attract large audiences to theaters. Nonetheless, Genelia’s return heralded greater successes. Her debut in Marathi cinema with the film “Ved,” directed by Riteish, received rave reviews. The romantic drama not only marked Riteish’s directorial debut but also emerged as one of the most prominent blockbusters in Marathi cinema in that year.

The Deshmukh couple continues to be a source of inspiration and admiration for many. Despite the highs and lows of a public life, they have showcased unwavering love and partnership. Their candid engagement with their fans, whether addressing rumors or sharing moments of joy, has only endeared them more.

While the latest pregnancy rumors have been firmly debunked, the couple’s genuine affection and light-heartedness in handling public curiosity stands as a testament to their charm. As fans eagerly await their next film ventures and public appearances, one thing is certain: the tale of Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh remains one of Bollywood’s most endearing sagas.