The 32-year-old has announced that they are in relationship and the actors will tie the knot in 2012. The date for their wedding has not been finalised and still the families of the couple are working on it. Explaining the reason behind keeping their relationship shielded all these years, Riteish Deshmukh says that they are private persons. The actors were not keen to give unnecessary limelight to their relationship.
However, Riteish Deshmukh concludes that they had their family blessings from the beginning and the parents had left the couple to decide on their wedding.
Genelia and Riteish Deshmukh fell for each other during the days of their debut film Tujhe Mere Kasam. Since then, they have been playing hide-and-seek with the media and maintaining that they are good friends.