Celebrations abound in Bollywood as veteran actor Anil Kapoor marks his 67th birthday on December 24, drawing heartfelt tributes and warm wishes from family and friends. Daughter Sonam Kapoor, in a touching Instagram post, hailed her father as ‘the best in the world’ while sharing cherished moments captured over the years.
Sonam Kapoor, known for her expressive gestures, took to social media, sharing a collage of both recent and throwback pictures capturing intimate family moments. Among these endearing snapshots, one featured Anil Kapoor gazing adoringly at grandson Vayu, while Sonam cradled the little one. Another showcased a nostalgic celebration of sister Rhea’s birthday, with a young Sonam gleefully perched on her father’s lap.
In a poignant caption, Sonam expressed, “Happy Birthday Dad! The world knows you as the evergreen Superstar who never ages. Our industry acknowledges you as the most consistent, hardworking, and talented actor of the last four generations. But for your family, you’re the best husband, father, and grandfather, setting an example of openness, hard work, gratitude, and love.”
Adding to the chorus of birthday wishes, choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan extended her heartfelt tribute through an Instagram reel, encompassing delightful moments shared with Anil Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Varun Dhawan, and a captivating clip featuring the actor dancing alongside Hollywood star Catherine Zeta Jones.
Meanwhile, reflecting on Kapoor’s recent cinematic endeavors, his portrayal as Ranbir Kapoor’s father in “Animal,” directed by Sandeep Vanga Reddy, garnered applause. The film, released in multiple languages on December 1, has amassed over ₹500 crore at the domestic box office, reaffirming Kapoor’s enduring popularity.
Looking ahead, Anil Kapoor’s calendar brims with excitement, featuring Siddharth Anand’s aerial action thriller “Fighter,” co-starring Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone. Anticipation mounts for this high-octane cinematic spectacle slated for release on January 24, 2024.
As the Bollywood stalwart celebrates another year, warm wishes pour in, encapsulating admiration for his remarkable contributions to the industry and the enduring love and admiration he receives from his peers, family, and admirers alike.
Sources By Agencies