|Date of Birth
||17 December 1978
|Place of Birth
||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Deshmukh was born in a Marathi family. He made his debut in 2003 with Tujhe Meri Kasam co-starring Genelia D'souza which performed average at the box office.He then played the lead role in Out of Control. He became a known face after the 2004 comedy Masti, again co-starring Genelia, which established him as an supporting actor. Later, he appeared in a special role in Bardaasht.
He has mainly taken on comic roles and a few serious roles. He has appeared in several comedy films including Kyaa Kool Hai Hum, Malamaal Weekly and Apna Sapna Money Money. He appeared in a supporting role in Bluffmaster! with Abhishek Bachchan in the lead.He was also seen in Ram Gopal Verma's Darna Zaroori Hai.
In 2007, he was first seen in a guest appearance in Namastey London and then in the multi-starrer action film Cash which was a box office failure.Later that year, he appeared in Sajid Khan's directorial debut Heyy Babyy, co-starring Akshay Kumar and Fardeen Khan, which was a huge hit and is his most commercially successful film to date.He also appeared in the comedy film Dhamaal in 2007.
In 2008, he appeared in De Taali, in which his performance was praised, and later in Chamku, both of which failed at the box office.
In 2009, his first release was Aladin, co-starring Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Jacqueline Fernandez. He then played a supporting role in Ram Gopal Varma's Rann, again co-starring Amitabh Bachchan, Paresh Rawal and Rajpal Yadav. His final film of 2009 was Do Knot Disturb along with Govinda, Sushmita Sen, Sohail Khan and Lara Dutta. In 2010, he once again worked with Sajid Khan on the comedy Housefull along with Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Lara Dutta, Arjun Rampal and Jiah Khan.
His first release of 2011 was F.A.L.T.U., where he played a school principal named Bajirao. His second release of the year was the comedy Double Dhamaal, a sequel to the 2006 film Dhamaal.He is currently working on another sequel, Housefull 2.