Dheeraj Deshmukh

Dheeraj Deshmukh

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Dheeraj Deshmukh Profile

  • Name:
  • Dheeraj Deshmukh
  • Born / Home Town:
  • Latur
  • Father:
  • Vilasrao Deshmukh
  • Mother:
  • Vaishali Deshmukh
  • Spouse:
  • Honey Bhagnani

Dheeraj Deshmukh Biography

Dheeraj V. Deshmukh is a young politician from Maharashtra associated with Indian National Congress. Deshmukh is the member of Indian Youth Congress for Renapur, Shirur Tajband and Ahmedpur areas. He is the youngest son of Vilasrao Deshmukh, the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Both his brother Ritesh Deshmukh and sister-in-law Genelia D'Souza are popular actors of Bollywood. In fact Dheeraj is married to Honey Bhagnani, the daughter of famous filmmaker Vashu Bhagnani and sister of Bollywood actor, Jackky Bhagnani. His elder brother Amit Vilasrao Deshmukh is an MLA from Latur.


Dheeraj V. Deshmukh was born into a prominent political family of Maharashtra. Latur is his hometown. He is the eldest son of late Vilasrao Deshmukh, former chief minister of Maharashtra who also served as Union Minister of Heavy Industries. His mother’s name is Vaishali Deshmukh. He has two elder brothers. His elder brother Amit Vilasrao Deshmukh is actively involved with politics. Currently an MLA from Latur constituency, he has earlier served as a state minister. His second brother Ritesh Deshmukh is a film actor, producer and architect known for his work in Hindi and Marathi cinema.


Dheeraj got married to Honey Bhagnani who belongs to a family with filmy background.  The star studded wedding was held at Grand Hyatt in Mumbai on February 27, 2012 attended by prominent politicians and Bollywood celebrities from both sides. A son was born to them on 26 May 2014, which also marks the birthday of child’s late paternal grandfather Vilasrao. The couple was blessed with a daughter on 31st July, 2015. Similar to his elder brother, Dheeraj to stepped into his father’s shoes, and aspires to become a good politician. Since 2013 he is active in state politics and currently serves as a youth congress member.

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Updated: June 17, 2016


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