Riteish, Genelia wedding in 2012
"Am thrilled to bits and excited about one of my closest friends upcoming wedding!! @Riteish is truly a special guy! And he and Genelia make an absolutely wonderful couple!Big love to them!," filmmaker Karan Johar had tweeted.
"Riteis, Congratulations `Chhupe Rustom`..time for celebrations. Love to G," actor Arjun Rampal said.
"Happy happy for u Rits and Genelia at the announcement, congrats, good luck and God bless," celebrity photographer Atul Kasbekar tweeted.
"One of my closest friends just gave me the best news! I am so happy. Good things happen to good people! Thats what makes every day worth it. Yes, the `good things and good people` tweet was about Genelia and Riteish. She is like family to me and he is a treasure! Thrilled," actor Siddharth said.
"Riteish U & Gene have balanced career & personal life with equal priority! Inspiring! My best wishes Ritz!," actress Amrita Rao said.
"Thanking everyone for the best wishes..A big thank you for all your good wishes. Love you all," Riteish tweeted.
Riteish and Genelia began seeing each other on the sets of their Bollywood debut, `Tujhe Meri Kasam` in 2003. Neither of them ever publicly acknowledged their relationship but Riteish, son of Congress minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, said in a media report recently that they will seal their relationship with a wedding in 2012.