Naseeruddin Shah turns 70: Anil Kapoor, Urmila Matondkar, Randeep Hooda wish the veteran actor

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Naseeruddin Shah, one of the most celebrated actors in Bollywood, is celebrating his 70th birthday today. The veteran actor is notable in Indian parallel cinema and has given us some memorable films like ‘Mandi’, ‘Ardh Satya’, ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron’, Mirch Masala’, ‘Nishant’ to name a few. From Padma Shri to Padma Bhushan, the veteran actor has been awarded the highest civilian award for his contribution to Indian cinema.

On his birthday, several Bollywood celebs took to their social media handle to wish him on his special day. Everyone right from Anil Kapoor to Randeep Hooda wished the ‘Ishqiya’ actor. Check out their posts.

Wishing his ‘Woh 7 Din’ co-star, Anil Kapoor shared a picture with Shah and wrote, “Happy B’day to the actor whose contribution to my career is immense #NaseeruddinShah from doing Woh 7 Din to encouraging me to do my first regional Telugu film, thanks for making me realise that acting has no language & for being a great influence and inspiration for all actors!”

Sharing ‘Then and Now’ pic with the veteran actor, Urmila Matondkar wrote, “Then n Now..Wishing Happy Birthday to one of the finest actors of #india #NaseeruddinShah Lots of love,regards n endless respect#actorslife #masoomtimes”

Randeep Hooda recalled a special anecdote. “My nani was so convinced after watching #NaseeruddinShah in Mirch Masala, she said “भाई यो भोत भुंड्डा आदमी है इस्ते बच के रहियो” it was probably my first lesson on conviction of a character.. from generations of actors inspired by you – happy 70th birthday Naseer bhai, ” Hooda wrote.

Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha hoping to work with Shah someday wrote, “Happy Birthday Naseer Bhai. Keep fit. Keep creating magic. I hope someday I can write a script worthy of you. #NaseeruddinShah.”

You can check out other celebs’ birthday wish for the terrific actor below:

Adnan Sami

Anees Bazmee


Sonali Kulkarni

Vineet Singh

Vasan Bala

Guru Randhawa

Ajaz Khan

We wish the legendary actor a very Happy Birthday and peaceful year ahead.

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