Saluting Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman on his 49th birthday on Wednesday (January 6), Bollywood celebrities including melody queen Lata Mangeshkar have wished the music maestro.
Rahman, who won an Oscar for Danny Boyle’s 2008 film “Slumdog Millionaire”, has been winning hearts of many with his soulful numbers like “Tu hi re” and “Maa tujhe salaam” for over two decades.
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On his birthday, here’s what celebrities wished for him, via Twitter:
Lata Mangeshkar: Wishing you a very happy birthday. I pray to god that you continue to be successful in the music world.
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Namaskar @arrahman ji. Aap ko janamdin ki bahut shubhkaamanayein. Aap ko sangeet mein aur yash prapti ho ye meri ishwar se prarthana.
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) January 6, 2016
Sonam Kapoor: Happy birthday to the man who gave soul to two of my films !! @arrahman I’m your biggest fan!
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) January 6, 2016
Prosenjit Chatterjee: Saluting the musical maestro @arrahman on his birthday.Thanks for gifting us so many wonderful tunes and eagerly waiting for more and more.
Saluting the musical maestro @arrahman on his birthday.Thanks for gifting us so many wonderful tunes and eagerly waiting for more and more.
— Prosenjit Chatterjee (@prosenjitbumba) January 6, 2016
Yami Gautam: ‘We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility’ ! Wish you a very happy bday @arrahman sir!
‘We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility’ ! Wish you a very happy bday @arrahman sir !
— Yami SHRUTI Gautam (@yamigautam) January 6, 2016
Salim Merchant: Happy birthday AR! @arrahman
— salim merchant (@salim_merchant) January 5, 2016
Dino Morea: Happiest of birthdays and well wishes to the talented @arrahman!
Happiest of birthdays and well wishes to the talented @arrahman!
— Dino Morea (@DinoMorea9) January 6, 2016
Rahman, meanwhile, has thanked his well-wishers.
“To my dearest friends, fans, family and well-wishers… Thank you for your kind birthday wishes, prayers and affection. You inspire me to work harder and make even more beautiful music. Luckily I am not yet 50,” Rahman posted on his Facebook page.