Genelia D’Souza, Riteish Deshmukh name their son ‘Riaan’


Bollywood charming couple Genelia D’Souza and Riteish Deshmukh’s bundle of joy is named ‘Riaan’. In a traditional Maharashtrian naming ceremony called 'Barsa,' the entire Deshmukh family and Genelia's parents gathered under one roof for the naming ceremony.

The couple was blessed with a baby boy on November 25 and discharged from hospital on November 29. Tweeting about the name, Riteish wrote, "Our Son 'RIAAN RITEISH DESHMUKH'" [sic]. The naming ceremony took place on Saturday.

“Blessed to have the entire family under one roof- for the 'Barsa' (naming ceremony) of my lil one,” Genelia tweeted.

Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta who is a friend of the couple congratulated Riteish and Genelia on naming of their son and blessed Riaan. He tweeted, “God bless R I A A N”. Sophie Choudhry also extended her wish to the proud parents and the baby, saying, "Beautiful name.. God bless! Can't wait to meet him! Have a little something for him." 

When the baby was born, ecstatic father Riteish took to twitter to announce the good news, he tweeted, "It's a BBBOOOOYYYYYY!!!!!!!!".

Starred in movies like ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’ and ‘Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya’, the 'cutest couple of tinsel town' started dating in 2003 and entered into matrimony in 2012.