Former Bollywood actress Twinkle Khanna, who shares her birthday with father, late actor Rajesh Khanna, turned 44 years old on Saturday, December 29. To celebrate the occasion Twinkle's husband Bollywood star Akshay Kumar took to social media and extended birthday greetings to the father-daughter duo. Sharing a throwback family picture of Rajesh Khanna, Twinkle Khanna and Dimple Kapadia on Instagram, the actor penned a heartfelt note remembering the legendary actor.
In the post, Akshay talked how he grew up listening to fascinating stories of the veteran actors' stardom. He said that at that time he never knew he is going to marry his daughter one day and thanked the departed soul for giving him the 'precious one' (wife Twinkle).
In a heartwarming post, the 'Baby' actor wrote, "While growing up I’d heard fascinating tales of his superstardom, never imagining one day I’ll marry his fascinating daughter...thank you for giving me this precious one❤️ Happy birthday to both of you 😘😘"
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Earlier on the day, the actress turned author Twinkle also remembered her father with a heartwarming social media post. Taking a walk down the memory lane, she revealed that as a toddler she used to think all the flowers and gifts coming for his father were actually for her. Sharing a throwback picture of his father, she wrote, "As a toddler, I was convinced that all the truckloads of flowers that would arrive for his birthday were actually for me... #nowandforever"
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Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna who fell in love on the sets of their 1999 film 'International Khiladi', tied the knot in 2001 and the pair has been setting major relationship goals since then. The couple has two children together- Aarav (16) and Nitara (6). They are often seen vacationing at exotic locations together.
Meanwhile, on the work front, the actor has a number of films in the pipeline including 'Kesari', 'Mission Mangal' and 'Housefull 4'. Moreover, Akshay recently marked an end-credit appearance in Rohit Shetty's 'Simmba' announcing that he is collaborating with the director for a 2019 venture.
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