See the picture shared by Abhishek Bachchan on Mani Ratnam's birthday
Abhishek Bachchan also starred in Mani Ratnam's films like Yuva (2004) and Raavan (2010).
Actress Aditi Rao Hydari also extended her best wishes to the filmmaker on his birthday. The 30-year-old actress shared an adorable picture on social media in which she is seen kneeling down on her knees and giving a rose to Mr Ratnam. "Happy happiest birthday to the bestest ever... to a 100 more birthdays,movies and golf! my favouritestest #manisir #Maniratnam #Love #Mentor #Genius #MyManiSir #OurManiSir," wrote Aditi Rao Hydari.
Aditi Rao Hydari last featured in Mani Ratnam's Kaatru Veliyidai, co-starring Karthi. In an earlier interview to news agency IANS the Wazir actress said that the film was 'very special' to her. "It's a very special film. My life-long dream to work with Mani Ratnam has come true," IANS quoted Aditi as saying.
Mani Ratnam is cited by the media as one of India's most influential filmmakers. In 2002, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, acknowledging his contributions to film industry.
Mani Ratnam has won several film awards, including six National Film Awards, 7 Filmfare Awards South and three Bollywood Filmfare Awards and a few awards at various international film festivals.
(With IANS inputs)