Mumbai: On the occasion of superstar Rajinikanth's 65th birthday on Saturday, celebrities across various fields including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, megastar Amitabh Bachchan and veteran actor Anupam Kher have wished him ‘Happy birthday’.
Rajinikanth, who made his debut with filmmaker K. Balachander's Tamil drama ‘Apoorva Raagangal’ in 1975, he went on to star in films like ‘Mullum Malarum’, ‘Moondru Mugam’, ‘Kalaimamani’, ‘Muthu’, ‘Sivaji’ and ‘Enthiran’.
His Hindi credits include ‘Bulandi’, ‘Aatank Hi Aatank’, ‘Insaniyat Ke Devta’, ‘Hum’ and ‘Khoon Ka Karz’.
While fans wanted to celebrate their superstar's birthday in a grand style, Rajinikanth requested them to call off all plans due to the grave situation caused by heavy rains in Tamil Nadu.
However, this didn't stop celebrities from wishing him and they took to Twitter to express their feelings.
Here's what they have posted:
Mamata Banerjee: Happy birthday to Rajinikanth ji.
Amitabh Bachchan: Happy Birthday to Rajini. Rajinikanth for December 12. The weight of his popularity and presence can never be measured.
Anupam Kher: Happy Birthday @rajinikanth. A great actor/star. A greater human being. Love, peace and happiness always.
Dhanush: Happy birthday #superstar.
Aishwaryaa R.Dhanush: Happiness and pride in life includes putting up this tweet. Happy B'day Appa. Love you more than life. Stay blessed.#HappyBirthdayThalaivaa
Soundarya Rajinikanth: Appa is away working in Goa! He's gods child and I'm blessed to be born to him! #HappyBirthdayThalaivaa #loveyou #blessed.
Abhishek Bachchan: Happy birthday Thallaiva!
Allu Arjun: Many Happy returns of the day to the South Indian @superstarrajini guru. My favourite of favourites. Our South Indian pride and deep respect.
Sivakarthikeyan: Happy Birthday to thalaivar @superstarrajini sir.
Anirudh Ravichander: Happy Birthday to the one and only Superstar in the world. #StyleSamrat.
Radikaa Sarathkumar: Happy b-day Rajini sir.