The actor has featured in films like Seeta Aur Geeta, Phool Aur Patthar, Razia Sultan, Chupke Chupke, Sholay and Yamala Pagla Deewana. In 2012, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.(Also Read: Amitabh Bachchan: I and Dharamji Meet as Jai-Veeru Even Today)
His son, actor Sunny Deol, has also wished him on Twitter. Other celebrities such as singer Shaan and filmmaker Anees Bazmee also wished the actor.
Here's what they tweeted:
My hero... My superstar... Wishing you happy birthday. pic.twitter.com/6vyssfQY3o— Sunny Deol (@IAMSUNNYDEOL) December 8, 2015