NEW DELHI: Wishes poured in for veteran actor Shabana Azmi on her 67th birthday. Yesteryear superstar Rishi Kapoor wished the ‘Arth’ actor, calling her an intelligent and compassionate actor.
He tweeted, “Happiest birthday to dear Shabana Azmi Akhtar. Wonderful,intelligent,compassionate actor-a great co-star. We did one film long back-“Rahi badal gaye”Have a splendid day!”
Rahul Bose of ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ fame said he is going to gift her a cupboard “to keep all the awards in”.
He tweeted, “Happy birthday to the peerless @AzmiShabana. You are an inspiration and a marvel. My birthday gift is being delivered to you in a truck this morning – a bigger cupboard to keep all the awards in.”
Anil Kapoor too had words of love for the versatile actor and cherished the 37 years of friendship they shared.
He tweeted, “Happy Birthday, @AzmiShabana! 37 amazing years of friendship, and many more to go! Have a great year ahead! Lots of love!”
Music director Shekhar Ravjiani tweeted, “Happy Birthday to one of the most wonderful people I know, adore and look up to. Have a lovely birthday @AzmiShabana Ji”
Urmila Matondkar reminisced her times with her ‘lovely screen mother’ and wrote in an Instagram post “Happy Birthday my lovely screen mother ????it’s been such a wonderful journey from “masoom” to “tahzeeb” n until now. So much to know n learn from you..I cherish all our memories together n look forward making more memories n having loads n loads of fun together ???? #bonds #loved #funtimes #learning #charm #blessed #memories #veteran ????”
Shabana Azmi, who has featured over a 100 films, is best-known for her performances in Satyajit Ray’s ‘Shatranj Ke Khilari’.