Riteish Deshmukh started his career in the year 2003, with the movie Tujhe Meri Kasam. However, he came to notice with the movie Masti and received a lot of praise for his role as a supporting actor in the film. With the passage of time, he firmly sets his foot in the film industry and got opportunities to work with famous actors.
Some of the commercially successful Ritesh Deshmukh movies are Kya Kool Hain Hum, Bluffmaster, Malamaal Weekly, Heyy Babyy, Dhamaal, Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya, Housefull 2, Grand Masti, Ek Villain, Houseful. Apart from establishing himself as a comedy actor, he has worked in romantic and negative roles.
His comedy role from the movies Dhamaal, Housefull 2, and Housefull 3 are some of the best performances in his career. Also, Riteish Deshmukh has produced the successful Marathi film, Balak Palak. Riteish also starred in Marathi action film, Lal Bhaari. A couple of his recent films namely, Bank Chor and Welcome to New York could not perform well at the box office