The much hush-hush couple is all set to work together on-screen, after a seven years hiatus from signing any film together. The off-screen couple will be seen together in a romantic comedy, to be produced by Kumar Taurani of Tips.
Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia DôSouza have been ėclose friendsô for quite a few years, but have always denied their relationship in public. Apparently, the couple started dating since they met on the sets of their debut film Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003.Last year, a tabloid reported that the couple was set to tie the knot, but they later squashed all such developments. Their relationship is said to have gone through some rough patch when Riteish got close to Jacqueline Fernandez, but the couple got back together in July last year.
Our source informed that the two actors have officially given their nod to a script. This will be the coupleôs next film together after Inder Kumarôs Masti (2004). They have stayed away from doing movies together despite getting plenty of offers. But this film just got their attention,Ě the source said.When contacted, a surprised Kumar Taurani confirmed, Yes, we are indeed making a film with the two. It is a romantic comedy. The film will be directed by a new director Mandeep Kumar, who has earlier done a Punjabi film with us.He brought the script and we are quite kicked about it.Ě The producer also admitted that they are looking to go on floors on July 25, which is as soon as Ritiesh returns from his Housefull 2 shoot.