Mumbai: Bollywood actors Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D`Souza have confirmed reports that they will be tying the knot next year.\
"Its an exciting new chapter in our lives and all your wishes and blessings make it even more beautiful and special for Riteish and me," Genelia wrote on Twitter.
Wishes started pouring in for the couple, since the time the news of their wedding started floating around.
"Am thrilled to bits and excited about one of my closest friends upcoming wedding!! @Riteishd is truly a special guy!! And he and @geneliad make an absolutely wonderful couple!! Big love to them!!," filmmaker Karan Johar had tweeted.
"@Riteishd Congratulations `Chupe Rustom` lol..time for celebrations. Love to G," actor Arjun Rampal said.
"@Riteishd happy happy for u Rits and @ geneliad 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 @geneliad and @Riteishd. She is like family to me and he is a treasure! Thrilled," actor Siddharth said.
"@Riteishd 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.