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Farhan turns 44: B-Town wishes birthday boy

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

As Bollywood's multi-talented turned 44 today, a host of celebs in tinsel town wished the 'fabulous' a year full of love and happiness.

Farhan was born on January 9, 1974 in to screenwriters and

He grew up under the influence of the Hindi industry and began his career in by working as an assistant director in (1991) and 'Himalay Putra' (1997).

Akhtar established a production company named along with Ritesh Sidhwani and made his directorial debut with 'Dil Chahta Hai', which also won a National award.

He also made films like 'Lakshya', 'Don', '2' and a short titled 'Positive'.

Although he initially started his acting career with "The Fakir of Venice", his official debut was with (2008), for which he won second National Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi as

Here's what celebrities tweeted:

Indian filmmaker Shirish Kunder wrote, "Happy Birthday, @FarOutAkhtar! Lots of love, Jaan-E-Mann"

Actor's 'Wazir' co-star Aditi wrote, "Happy happy birthday @FarOutAkhtar big fat hug for a super happy year! ????"

tweeted, "Here's wishing a very happy birthday to my biradhar!! @FarOutAkhtar have a super year."

The 'Housefull' tweeted, "Happy birthday my friend @FarOutAkhtar it on screen or off screen your work is an inspiration. Have a great great day. Big hug & cheers to more laughter Namdeo hupppp & it's All O ??"

His 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' co-star wished him a fantastic 2018, writing, "Happy birthday Farhan! ???? Hope you have a fantastic 2018, sending you lots of love ?? @FarOutAkhtar"

Farhan's 'Rock On 2' star tweeted, "Happy birthday @FarOutAkhtar !!! Have a fabulous one! ??????"

The actors, 'Rock On' star wrote, "A very Happy Birthday to my brother, @FarOutAkhtar. ??Wishing you lots and lots of Love and Happiness. Keep Inspiring and Rocking always! ??"

also wished the "genius" actor, "Haaappppy birthday genius! @FarOutAkhtar May your tribe grow!"

Actor wrote, "Happy Birthday @FarOutAkhtar ..! Very few lead by examples and all i do is shamelessly boast about my producers everywhere because you are good at all of it. Keep rocking . 2018 is going to be a good year! ??????"

The filmmaker has two daughters Shakya and Akira with former wife

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 20:10 IST