"He was born just the other day," reminisced Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan as his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan turned 39 today.
"The birthday has been brought in and Abhishek is another year older, 39 years, strange but he was born just the other day, and the euphoria and the champagne opening at the Breach Candy Hospital, the traditional cigar smoked, general joy and celebration," the actor posted on his official blog srbachchan.tumblr.com .
Following in his father's footsteps, Abhishek forayed into the world of Hindi cinema with Refugee in 2000 opposite actress Kareena Kapoor.
The 72-year-old, who has starred with his son in movies such as Bunty Aur Babli, Paa and Sarkar, also thanked Abhishek's well-wishers on Twitter.
T 1759 - To those that send multiple greetings for Abhishek on his birthday .. thank you so much ..may your blessings remain with him always- Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 4, 2015
After delivering notable performances in films like Dhoom, Bol Bachchan, Guru and Happy New Year, Abhishek is also supporting sports like kabaddi and football.
The tall, dark and handsome star of the Bachchan family is married to actress Aishwarya Rai and together they have a three-year-old daughter Aaradhya.