From Kangana Ranaut to Kunal Kemmu: How celebs are celebrating birthdays during lockdown

Updated: May 29, 2020, 11:41 | Anshul Vipat
  • Sonalee Kulkarni, Coronavirus

    Sonalee Kulkarni: It was a double whammy for actress Sonalee Kulkarni as on her birthday on May 18, she introduced her fiancé to all of us. She got engaged to Kunal Benodekar on February 2, a month before the lockdown was imposed nationwide. On her Instagram handle, she shared a family photo and this is what we call a picture-perfect moment. (All pictures courtesy: Instagram/Twitter profile of celebrities)

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  • Ayushmann Khurrana, Coronavirus

    Ayushmann Khurrana: Ayushmann Khurrana and his filmmaker wife Tahira Kashyap Khurrana prepped for their daughter Varushka's sixth birthday in the loveliest way possible. Since it was a quarantine birthday for little Varushka, the star parents created the birthday decor from scratch, as nothing was available in the market. In fact, this creative time turned out to be quite a bonding moment for the family of four.

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  • Kunal Kemmu, Soha Ali Khan, Inaaya Naumi Kemmu, Coronavirus

    Kunal Kemmu: Kunal Kemmu turned 37 on May 25. Just like the others, the actor celebrated his birthday under lockdown, with his wife, actress Soha Ali Khan, and daughter, who went all out to make him feel special.

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  • Sonal Chouhan, Coronavirus

    Sonal Chouhan: Sonal Chauhan rang in her birthday on May 17 by cutting a cake as soon as the clock chimed 12. Her sister Himani organised the surprise. Family and friends connected with them over a video call. For Chauhan, it was a lockdown birthday to remember. She too posted two posts on Instagram that gave us a glimpse of her birthday celebrations. She thanked her fans for the love and positivity and we must say she looked really gorgeous.

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  • Vicky Kaushal, Coronavirus

    Vicky Kaushal: Vicky Kaushal reciprocated the love and wishes received on his quarantine birthday by sharing a heart-warming message. The actor said that this will be the most memorable birthday for him thanks to his 'big family' of fans and well-wishers. The 32-year-old actor put out the message on Instagram noting that his quarantine birthday is the most special one. He wrote, "This birthday is the one, I'll always remember. Homemade cakes, virtual parties with friends across continents... never knew not doing dishes and dusting for a day could make me feel like a king". The Manmarziyaan star further said that even if he did not meet people on his birthday, he connected with them virtually.

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  • Adah Sharma, Coronavirus

    Adah Sharma: Adah Sharma turned a year older on May 12. Lockdown meant no celebration, so she launched her YouTube channel on her big day by cutting a watermelon, instead of a cake. Her birthday wish was to urge fans to maintain social distancing and stay safe.

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  • Pooja Chopra, Coronavirus

    Pooja Chopra: Aiyaary actress Pooja Chopra turned a year older on May 4. As the lockdown meant not making merry with pals, the actor decided to celebrate her big day in a unique way. She cut a cake with the security people of her residential complex in Andheri. Taking to her Instagram account, she shared a heartfelt video of how her celebration went.

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  • Lara Dutta, Mahesh Bhupathi, Coronavirus

    Lara Dutta: Bollywood actress and Miss Universe 2000 Lara Dutta turned 42 on April 16. Lara Dutta's birthday celebrations, however, were not stopped due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Lara Dutta's husband Mahesh Bhupathi was the one to bring in her birthday and host what was called a 'virtual birthday party' at their home in Mumbai. Mahesh Bhupathi took to Instagram to share a couple of photos and a video of Lara Dutta's birthday celebrations along with their daughter Samaira.

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  • Samantha Akkineni, Coronavirus

    Samantha Akkineni: South star Samantha Akkineni's birthday on April 28 was made special by husband Naga Chaityana who baked a cake for her. The actress shared pictures of the birthday celebrations and prayed for herself and her family. "Family... (no points for guessing what I am praying for) (sic)", she captioned the picture.

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  • Mandana Karimi, Coronavirus

    Mandana Karimi: Madana Karimi celebrated her birthday on May 22. The actress celebrated her special day with her two cute pet dogs. Sharing a picture of her birthday celebration, she wrote, "I had an amazing birthday. It was a party of 3 but Oh boy we know how to party even after days in #quarantine #gratefulheart. P.S more pics coming up from my Pillow look?? #birthdayfashion #stayhappy #staypositive (sic)".

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  • Giorgia Andriani, Coronavirus

    Giorgia Andriani: Lockdown or no lockdown, Giorgia knows how to make her fans smile. The fashionista is known for her chic fashion sense, and birthdays are the best day to flaunt it. Here's presenting Giorgia dressed in her best to celebrate her birthday on May 22. "Thank you for all the birthday wishes. Love y'all! #QuarantineBirthday (sic)", she captioned the picture.

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  • Swara Bhaskar, Coronavirus

    Swara Bhasker: The Raanjhanaa actress celebrated her birthday on April 9. However, this year was different, with the world in a gloomy mood due to the coronavirus pandemic. The actress took to her Instagram to share a post of gratitude to her friends and family who made her birthday memorable. "#gratitudepost Acts of random, unexpected kindness are the most life-affirming experiences one can have. My birthday on 9th April marked 94 days to the WHO being informed about #coronavirus and since #india is in lockdown I was home bound. I'm alone (+ 3 cats + 1 dog + 1 @vikaesh5) and family is in Delhi. The bell rang twice that morning and my building neighbours gave me the most beautiful surprise... Thank u both from the very bottom of my heart. And my BFF @sinj_m baked a gorgeous looking cake all the way in NJ, USA for our virtual Zoom bday party and ate it and assured us all it was great!!!! Thank you for making me envious Sinj! :) you guys are a big part of #allmyblessings (sic)", she captioned it.

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  • Himanshu Malhotra, Amruta Khanvilkar, Coronavirus

    Himanshu Malhotra: Himanshu's wife Amruta Khanvilkar made her husband's birthday special with a cake. Amruta shared a video of Himanshu's birthday celebration and wrote, "#happybirthday @himanshuashokmalhotra #stayhomestaysafe. Thankgod you have me to entertain you 24/7 otherwise mujhse pucho (sic)".

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  • Jeetendra, Tusshar Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Coronavirus

    Jeetendra: Tusshar Kapoor posted a snapshot from the birthday celebration of dad Jeetendra who turned 78 on April 9. It turned out to be a memorable day for the veteran actor at their Juhu home. Wife Shobha, daughter Ekta and grandsons, Laksshya and Ravie, and son Tusshar, were the only ones present at the party due to the lockdown. Jeetu is known to host a big bash for near and dear ones.

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  • Saqib Saleem, Huma Qureshi, Coronavirus

    Saqib Saleem: Saqib Saleem turned 32 on April 9. Sister Huma Qureshi made it special for him at home. "I will never forget this birthday, my brat. Happy wala Burrrrrday in the times of quarantine (sic)," she wrote. Saqib usually flies down to hometown Delhi to ring in his big day with the family.

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  • Kartik Aaryan, Coronavirus

    Kartik Aaryan: Kartik Aaryan's sister Kritika Tiwari celebrated her birthday with her brother. Kartik shared pictures of a failed attempt at baking a cake, which turned into a 'Bada Biscuit.' Along with a cake cutting picture of the birthday girl, the 29-year-old star also took to Twitter to share the pictures of what was meant to be a small cake but turned out as a large biscuit.

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  • Ahil Sharma, Arpita Khan, Aayush Sharma, Coronavirus

    Ahil Sharma: Aayush Sharma and Arpita Khan Sharma's son Ahil Sharma turned 4 on March 30. Salman Khan ensured the birthday boy had a grand celebration at his Panvel farmhouse. Atul Agnihotri took to his Instagram account and shared some inside pictures that had the entire family together and even his uncle and Bollywood superstar Salman Khan.

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  • Hrithik Roshan, Coronavirus

    Hrithik Roshan: Because the Coronavirus pandemic has led to a nationwide lockdown, people are now communicating with each other via FaceTime. And that's precisely how Hrithik Roshan celebrated his son Hrehaan's birthday. It was an adorable birthday celebration and Roshan thanked flexibility and technology for the same. Taking to his Instagram account, he shared a video where the young kid could be seen celebrating the special occasion with his dad, mom Sussanne, who shifted to their house to quarantine with them, and also grandfather Rakesh Roshan, grandmother Pinkie Roshan, and aunt Sunaina Roshan.

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  • Kangana Ranaut, Coronavirus

    Kangana Ranaut: Kangana Ranaut celebrated her 33rd birthday in hometown Manali with parents Amardeep and Asha. The actor was bedecked like a bride for the puja, which her folks organise every year to mark her big day. Her doting mother also cooked some pahadi treats. Kangana's team shared some moments from the puja on Instagram. The post was captioned, "The Ranauts organised a birth puja for the birthday of #KanganaRanaut. Goddess Durga is worshipped during this puja in the form of Kanyas. This is pure joy, guys."

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Birthday celebrations are no longer how they used to be. With the government-imposed lockdown, celebrities are finding new and unique ways to celebrate their special day. Here’s how celebs have been celebrating their birthdays while at home.