Rajinikanth turns 67, celebs wish him long life
Mumbai: On superstar Rajinikanth's 67th birthday on Tuesday, celebrities like megastar Amitabh Bachchan, filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Akshay Kumar wished him a long and a healthy life. Fans of Rajinikanth, lovingly called Thalaiva, gathered outside his house in Chennai for his special day.
To mark the occasion, Rajinikanth's son-in-law, actor-producer Dhanush, also launched the second look of the megastar from the upcoming film. The actor is seen wearing sunglasses and a bearded look on the poster.
"Here you go! The king of style... Our Superstar's "Kaalaa" second look. The swag of superstar. Happy birthday Thalaiva."
Here's what other celebrities tweeted:
Amitabh Bachchan: To my dear friend, colleague and a most humble and large hearted Colossus! Birthday greetings.
Karan Johar: Happy birthday to the mega superstar Rajinikanth. The aura, the magic, the connect and the humility is legendary. Happy birthday Sir!
Akshay Kumar: Have always been in awe of your on-screen persona but working with you made me a bigger fan of you off-screen. They don't call you superstar just like that. Keep shining the brightest Rajinikanth sir.
Sajid Khan: To the man who defies age... A true inspiration for generations... The words larger than life were coined for him.
Rakeysh Mehra: Rajnikanth - Meri umar bhi aapko lag jaaye - many happy returns of the day Rajinikanth.
Tamannaah Bhatia: Happy birthday, Rajini sir. Wish you the best of everything in the year ahead.
Huma Qureshi: Happy Thalaiva Day! So blessed to be working with the one and only Rajinikanth.
R. Madhavan: Rajinikanth wish you a very very happy birthday Sir and the most rewarding and Happy year ahead yet. For all our Sake.
Riteish Deshmukh: Happy Birthday Thalaiva. The one and only Rajinikanth Sir. Wishing him long life and best of health.
Tamannaah Bhatia: Happy birthday to the most amazing superstar Rajinikanth Sir, can't wait to watch 'Lingaa'.
Rakul Preet: Happy birthday to the greatest superstar Rajinikanth! May you have a beautiful year Sir. May you continue to influence generations.