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Actor Ritiesh Deshmukh on Sunday announced that Bollywood star Salman Khan is going to be a part of his Marathi directorial debut ‘Ved’.

Taking to Instagram, the ‘Housefull’ actor announced the film wrap with some behind-the-lens pictures from the sets of his upcoming Marathi film, which featured Deshmukh along with Khan.

In the accompanied post, the actor wrote: “As we celebrate Ashadi Ekadashi (Hindu festival), I wish you all a life filled with happiness, love and prosperity. On this auspicious day, it thrills me to say that with your kind blessings I have completed filming my first directorial Marathi movie ‘Ved’ (Madness, Crazy, Passion). This road had its own challenges but when you are surrounded with people that have your back, forward is the only way you can go.”

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Along with the film wrap, the ‘Masti’ actor announced that after a special cameo in his Marathi debut film ‘Lai Bhaari’ the ‘Sultan’ actor will now be part of his debut directorial also.

“One such person is my dearest ‘Salman Bhau’ @beingsalmankhan, I have no words to express my gratitude for the grace and kindness he has shown towards Genelia (Deshmukh) and me. He was part of my debut Marathi film ‘Lai Bhaari’ and now he is a part of my debut directorial film Ved. Love you Bhau,” he added.

In the pictures, both the actors can be seen sharing a happy moment, as they shoot for a special dance number for the film.

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‘Ved’ also marks the debut of the ‘Grand Masti’ actor’s wife Genelia D’souza Deshmukh in the Marathi film industry.

Meanwhile, Deshmukh will also be seen in Netflix film ‘Plan A Plan B’ with Tamanna Bhatia and the horror-comedy ‘Kakuda’ alongside Sonakshi Sinha and Saqib Saleem.