Rajkumar Hirani has slowly and steadily climbed up the ladder of success and super-stardom with his talent and knack of presenting slice-of-life movies. He earlier worked as an editor in Fevicol and Kinetic Luna advertisements, and made his debut in Bollywood in 2003 with 'Munnabhai M.B.B.S', featuring Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi.
There has been no looking back for the director since then.
On his 57th birthday, here's a list of five movies that show the genius Rajkumar Hirani is.
1. Munnabhai M.B.B.S
The film, which released in the year 2003, featured Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Sunil Dutt and Boman Irani in pivotal roles. It gave out a social message and was well-received by the public.
2. Lage Raho Munnabhai
It was the sequel to Munnabhai M.B.B.S and released in 2006 and had Arshad, Sanjay and Vidya Balan in crucial roles. The film propagated the ideals of the father of the nation -- Mahatma Gandhi.
3. 3 Idiots
The path-breaking film came out in the year 2009 and shared the stories of engineering college students. The film had Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani and Sharman Joshi playing the pivotal roles.
It came out in the year 2014 and featured Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma in lead roles. The film revolved around an alien who gives a new point of view to various malpractices and widespread corruption in India.
A tribute to Sanjay Dutt, the 2018 film starred Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal in pivotal roles.