Celebrities from all of walks of life wished the Southern superstar on Twitter.
Amitabh, Shah Rukh, political bigwigs wish Rajinikanth on 66th birthday
Mumbai - 12 Dec 2016 16:31 IST
The country has perhaps just two cine stars who enjoy pan-India appeal – Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth. Despite their legendary status, both are extremely down-to-earth and humble. And their birthdays are like national celebrations with not just fans but people from all walks of life wishing them.
Rajinikanth turned 66 today and it didn't take long for the wishes to pour in. Amitabh Bachchan was among the first to greet his good friend by posting a few tweets.
T 2469 - It is Rajnikant's birthday on Dec 12th and we wish him greater glory happiness and good helath .. pic.twitter.com/hRQRyYZ7Q6— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 11, 2016
Shah Rukh Khan also greeted the Southern superstar in his inimitable style.
2 the coolest & greatest of em all. Wishing u health happiness & years of entertainment for us.Happy B’Day Thalaivaa pic.twitter.com/xLwRSBbuJe— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) December 12, 2016
Currently, there is, perhaps, no bigger Rajinikanth fan than Akshay Kumar, who plays the antagonist in 2.0. The 'Khiladi' lavished wholesome praise on the superstar.
Prime minister Narendra Modi, too, sent his best wishes via Twitter.
Happy birthday @superstarrajini! Wishing you a long life filled with good health.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 12, 2016
Among other politicians to wish the superstar were Bharatiya Janata Party leaders Vasundhara Raje, chief minister of Rajasthan, and M Venkaiah Naidu, Union minister for information and broadcasting.
A man of many talents, wishing a very happy birthday to superstar Rajinikanth ji! @superstarrajini— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) December 12, 2016
Birthday greetings to one of the finest actors Shri Rajinikanth @superstarrajini. Wish him a long, healthy and meaningful life.— M Venkaiah Naidu (@MVenkaiahNaidu) December 12, 2016
Swashbuckling former India cricketer Virendra Sehwag was equally gracious in wishing the superstar.
While the well-wishers poured in the best wishes, the superstar thanked each and every one of his high-profile greeters.