Modi turns 69: Akshay Kumar tweets poster of Bhansali's film on PM; Kohli, Tendulkar also wish
Social media was flooded with birthday wishes for the Prime Minister.
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Bollywood stars also joined Twitterati in wishing the Prime Minister. B-town has had a close relationship with the PM, with celebs often engaging in Twitter exchanges with Modi, attending meetings with him, advocating his campaigns, and even inviting him to weddings.
Akshay Kumar, who had conducted a 'non-political' interview with the PM ahead of the Lok Sabha elections this year, shared a poster of a new film on Modi produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahaveer Jain, 'Mann Bairagi'. The film is written and directed by Ssanjay Tripaathy.
Happy to present the first look of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahaveer Jain’s special feature, #MannBairagi on the d… https://t.co/Ukv1bZ93ue— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) 1568700007000
This is not the first time a film is being made on Modi. Earlier this year, Vivek Oberoi portrayed the Indian Prime Minister in the film 'PM Narendra Modi'. A web-series on the life of the leader, 'Modi: Journey of a Common Man', was also aired.
Oberoi, composed and recited a poem, while wishing the PM in a video.
Many many happy returns of the day to our beloved PM @narendramodi ji Here’s a humble birthday wish from a proud… https://t.co/5TkqKqbAu2— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) 1568689449000
Film-maker Karan Johar wished the PM a 'productive and peaceful year.'
Happy birthday to our honourable Prime Minister @narendramodi ...May our great country grow from strength to streng… https://t.co/V9fF4X1Qi5— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) 1568696984000
This year's National Award winner Ayushmann Khurrana, tweeted, "May God bless you and our nation with good health and happiness. Happy birthday @narendramodi ji!."
May God bless you and our nation with good health and happiness. Happy birthday @narendramodi ji!— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) 1568695756000
Ajay Devgn wished the "MAN who walks the talk with INDIA."
Many happy returns of the day to the MAN who walks the talk with INDIA, @narendramodi Ji.— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) 1568694629000
Actor Anupam Kher and wife actor-MP Kirron Kher also wished the Prime Minister.
Happy Birthday Hon. Prime Minister @narendramodi ji. May God give you long and healthy life. May you continue to le… https://t.co/f4Ory4vrT6— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) 1568692298000
विश्व के सबसे बड़े जनतंत्र के सबसे लोकप्रिय नेता,अनुकरणीय नेतृत्व वाले,अथक,यशस्वी प्रधानमंत्री @narendramodi जी को… https://t.co/uKHbRkxUdj— Kirron Kher (@KirronKherBJP) 1568697468000
"Your dedication, commitment and vision of building a #NewIndia will always keep inspiring all of us," actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol tweeted.
Wish you a very happy birthday @narendramodi ji May you continue to serve the nation with all the energy. Your de… https://t.co/VM1qm58eye— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) 1568696758000
Sports stars, too, took to the microblogging site to wish Modi.
Calling the PM's 'vision for a healthier and cleaner India an inspiration', master blaster Sachin Tendulkar wished him good health.
Happy Birthday Hon. PM @narendramodi ji. Your vision for a healthier and cleaner India is an inspiration for all. M… https://t.co/CCPssGxFpr— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 1568693887000
Indian skipper Virat Kohli, tweeted, "Wish you all the good health and success in your pursuit of taking our nation to greater heights."
Wishing our honourable Prime Minister, @narendramodi ji a very happy birthday. Wish you all the good health and suc… https://t.co/BXsXDkhGsu— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) 1568696401000
Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir also shared pictures of the PM while wising him on his birthday.
संसद और माँ को एक ही दर्जा दिया है, सिर्फ उनके सामने अपना सर झुकाया है, ऐसे प्रधानमंत्री पर हमें अभिमान है, नरेन्द्… https://t.co/pu1KZj1Qvi— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) 1568691133000