Veteran actor Dharmendra is celebrating his 83rd birthday today. His actress wife Hema Malini took to Twitter to write a lovely note alongside his throwback pictures.
"Happy Birthday to my everlasting love, the dearest father to my darling girls and proud grandfather to Darien and Radhya. I thank all the numerous fans who are sending their greetings to me on Dharamji's birthday and I will definitely convey their wishes to him," wrote the ace actress.
Happy Birthday to my everlasting love, the dearest father to my darling girls & proud grandfather to Darien & Radhya.— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) December 8, 2018
I thank all the numerous fans who are sending their greetings to me on Dharamji’s birthday & I will definitely convey their wishes to him🙏 pic.twitter.com/hIbFDf2MQt
The duo starred together in many films including Raja Jani, Seeta Aur Geeta, Sharafat, Sholay and Naya Zamana. They have two daughters Esha and Ahana.
Esha also took to social media to wish her father. She posted a photograph from Dharmendra's birthday celebrations and captioned: "Happy Birthday papa." In the shared photograph, Dharmendra can be seen sharing smiles with Hema, Esha and her husband Bharat Takhtani.
Happy birthday papa ♥️ pic.twitter.com/7y8Wlt08DK— Esha Deol (@Esha_Deol) December 8, 2018
Actor Randeep Hooda called Dharmendra "one of the most underrated and entertaining actors".
He is the biggest of stars and a living legend no doubt .. by underrated I meant that he’s a much much better as actor than what is attributed to him .. his performances were very affecting, real and relatable 🤗— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) December 8, 2018
Dharmendra is one of the most celebrated actors of Bollywood. He has completed over 60 years in the industry and has entertained audiences with movies of all genres - from the intense Bandini and Satyakam to potboilers like Raja Jani and Pratigya, and as a comic artist with perfect timing in Sholay and Chupke Chupke.
(With IANS inputs)
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