Mumbai: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandakar, who is giving final touches to `Heroine`, was in for a surprise on his birthday by the film`s leading lady Kareena Kapoor.
The national award winning director was dubbing for his yet-to-be-released film when Kareena surprised Madhur with a birthday cake with all the crew yesterday.
"I am either working or out on a family trip on my birthday. It was very sweet of Bebo (Kareena) to give me this birthday surprise," Madhur Bhandarkar said.
Its a pleasant coincidence with the team of `Heroine` that the first day of the shoot began with actor Arjun Rampal`s birthday and the film will release on Kareena`s birthday.
Kareena plays the part of a superstar Mahi, in `Heroine` and it showcases the various phases of an actress` life from a glamorous high life to a tragic downfall.
The film produced by UTV Motion Pictures and Bhandarkar Production`s releases on September 21.