Blue sky, blue sea and as Akshay puts it, his "princess." Not pictured are wife Twinkle and son Aarav. Happy birthday, Akshay Kumar.
Twinkle shared another picture from the boat and wished 'Mr K.' Not pictured is their son Aarav.
Back home in Mumbai, Twitter was flooded with birthday wishes for the actor, many of which he responded to.
Chief among the wishes was one from Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay's co-star from films like Aankhen and Waqt.
T 2373 - Happy birthday Akshay Kumar .. pic.twitter.com/Ohp1E0tnlA- Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 8, 2016
Need to give you updated photos, said Akshay in his response:
Thank you so much Sir...need to meet you soon for newer pictures and a great time https://t.co/WEYZCQtq8f- Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 9, 2016
Other celebs wishing Akshay included actors Sonakshi Sinha, Abhishek Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Riteish Deshmukh, Esha Gupta and Shruti Haasan, director Karan Johar and cricketer Virender Sehwag.
Happy birthday @akshaykumar have an even greater year than you're having, if that is possible. Big love sundi.- Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) September 9, 2016
Happy birthday @akshaykumar .. Love and best wishes always..- Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) September 9, 2016
Happy birthday @akshaykumar- Esha Gupta (@eshagupta2811) September 8, 2016
Here's wishing @akshaykumar a very very happy birthday !!- shruti haasan (@shrutihaasan) September 9, 2016
Happy birthday to a solid man with a solid heart!!! #HappyBirthdayAkshayKumar- Karan Johar (@karanjohar) September 9, 2016
Akshay Kumar was last seen in Rustom, a screen adaptation of the real-life Nanavati case. He also starred in Airlift and Housefull 3 and made a special appearance in Dishoom and Akira. Akshay is currently filming Jolly LLB 2 and 2.0, the sequel to Rajinikanth's Enthiran.
Meanwhile, September is a month of birthdays for the Kumar family - both Aarav and Nitara have their big days coming up.