Though initially the actor was reluctant to share the news, Riteish recently announced the news of Genelia's pregnancy. The soon to be father also expressed his excitement over the baby's arrival.

In an interview given to a leading daily, Riteish said that they are looking forward to welcome their first baby.

"Yes Genelia is pregnant and we are looking forward to the baby and are very excited about it," he said.

Speculations of the couple having their first child started when Genelia skipped several award shows and public events.

Before marrying each other in 2012, Genelia and Ritiesh dated for almost ten years. Riteish has often mentioned that his wife is his best friend and marrying her was the best thing that happened to him.

Currently, Riteish is busy with the promotions of two his films which will be releasing in June - 'Humshakals' and 'Ek Villain'.

(JPN)

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