Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise, the star of blockbusters such as Top Gun, Mission Impossible and Jerry Maguire seems to have put a painful past year behind him as he turns 51. The Hollywood hunk, whose last birthday was marred by the announcement of his divorce from third wife Katie Holmes, seems to have moved forward since then. On the personal front, he has been linked with his Oblivion co-star and former Bond Girl Olga Kurylenko. Professionally, the actor is excited about the much awaited sequel to Top Gun. Besides confirming Mission Impossible 5, Cruise has also revealed that he will make a comeback as his Tropic Thunder character Les Grossman on the big screen.
Here's a pictorial look at his journey as he turns 51.