PTC News Desk: Bollywood actor Dharmendra turned 88 on Friday.
This year, the veteran actor showed up to celebrate his birthday with fans and paparazzi stationed outside his door. His elder son, actor Sunny Deol, accompanied him.
Several photos and videos of the 'Sholay' actor cutting a massive 7-tier cake in front of his fans quickly went viral on social media.
The massive cake was decorated with photos of the actor and colourful, edible roses.
The legendary actor could be seen donning a brown shirt paired with black pants in now-viral videos and images. He completed his ensemble with a black hat.
Dharmendra's wife, actor-turned-politician Hema Malini, wrote a sweet birthday message for her husband on Friday.
Taking to Instagram, she wrote: "Wishing my dearest life partner of many years, a very happy, healthy and joyful birthday. May you have all the love your heart can hold, all the happiness a day can bring, and all the blessings a life can unfold. I just want to say: I hope you can see how special you are to me. Happy birthday to my love!."
Dharmendra is well-known for his work in a variety of genres, including romance, action, and comedy. Among his many hits are "Ayee Milan Ki Bela," "Phool Aur Patthar," "Aaye Din Bahar Ke," "Aankhen," "Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke," and "Anupama."
He recently made headlines for his role in 'Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani'.
He will next be seen in the upcoming untitled romantic drama film, which also stars Shahid Kapoor and Kriti Sanon.
Aside from that, he has the upcoming 'Ekkis' directed by Sriram Raghavan, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan's grandson Agastya Nanda. The film is scheduled to be released on January 10, 2025.