On Abhishek Bachchan's 40th birthday on Friday, Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar and Rana Daggubati have welcomed him to the "decade of dreams", while others like Farah Khan and Riteish Deshmukh have wished him a year full of happiness, luck and love.
Abhishek, the son of megastar Amitabh and actress-politician Jaya Bachchan, made his acting debut in 2000 with "Refugee", and has since then, featured in films like "Dhoom", "Bunty Aur Babli", "Guru", "Dostana", "Yuva", "Sarkar", and "Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna" and "Happy New Year".
He married former Miss World and actress Aishwarya Rai in 2007, and together they have a daughter named Aaradhya. The family is currently enjoying a holiday at an international destination.
Here's what the celebs had to say on his birthday:
Karan Johar: Happy birthday @juniorbachchan! Love you lots and lots! Welcome to the decade of dreams...Happy Birthday Abhishek.
Pic/Karan Johar's Twitter account
Rana Daggubati: Happy happy birthday big brother @juniorbachchan lots and lots of love.
Goldie Behl: Mere dost mere yaar mere bhai Happy birthday @juniorbachchan - by the way 40s is not the new 20s.
Farah Khan: Happy birthday to my darling child @juniorbachchan ...some of my happiest memories are with you... we are so hot lets go.
Riteish Deshmukh: Wishing a very Happy Birthday to a man with an incredible sense of humour...My Friend...My Brother @juniorbachchan.
Pic/Riteish Deshmukh's Twitter account
Sanjay Gupta: Dear @juniorbachchan wish you fantastic a birthday and a great year ahead.
Omung Kumar: @juniorbachchan many happy returns of the day.
Kunal Kohli: @juniorbachchan happy birthday buddy.
Sujoy Ghosh: Happy birthday @juniorbachchan... You the man!
Vishal Dadlani: Happy Birthday @juniorbachchan! Big love, brotherman!!! Have a stellar year!
Aishwaryaa R. Dhanush: Many many happy returns of the day to my dear friend @juniorbachchan. God bless.
Genelia Deshmukh: Happy birthday to the sweetest @juniorbachchan. May you have a super birthday.
Shruti Haasan: Here's wishing @juniorbachchan a very happy birthday!
Aftab Shivdasani: Happy birthday buddy @juniorbachchan! Have a great one! Love always.
(With input from agencies)
Here are photos from Abhishek Bachchan's 40th birthday celebration in Maldives...
T 2135 - To all that have sent messages through me for Abhishek on his birthday .. gratitude and thank you ! pic.twitter.com/xyjbwPYTi2— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 4, 2016