Scores of fellow actors and fans, friends and family took to social media this week to wish Bollywood star Deepika Padukone on her 35th birthday on January 5, resulting in a thank you message in the form of a video montage reflecting her eventful life journey.
The 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' star turned to Instagram to post a host of images that captured different milestones in her life.
The montage captures snaps of the actor from her childhood days to candid shots from her films and modelling assignments as well as scenes from her marriage with actor Ranveer Singh. The video concluded with a childhood image of Padukone as she sits beside a huge cake, with a message that reads: "Never lose sight of your goals (cake)."
"The journey has been nothing short of incredible... & for that I've got my family, friends and all of you to thank!" she writes.
The video attracted millions of views with celebs also sending birthday wishes in the comments section. Besides, scores of stars and fans took to various social media platforms to wish the popular star on her birthday.
Actor Hrithik Roshan said: "Happy Birthday my dear @deepikapadukone! Keep shining and dazzling the world like only you do. Best wishes, always."
Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who directed in ‘Piku’, also wished her late co-star Irrfan Khan, whose birthday falls on January 7: "Happy birthday and warm wishes & joy @deepikapadukone And advance Happy Birthday wishes to dear Irrfan.”
Meanwhile, hubby Ranveer dug out a childhood snap in which Padukone is seen crawling on the ground while flashing a smile.
"My jaan, my life, my gudiya. Happy birthday!!! @deepikapadukone," he wrote.
Actress Jacqueline Fernandez responded to the rare image to say: "Ok that's super cute."
Among the other Bollywood stars to shower on the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actress included Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif.
"Happy Birthday DP! You are, and you will always be an inspiration of beauty & strength inside out! & here's to many many more random adventures together... Love You," wrote Alia Bhatt.
Kaif said: "Happy happy happiest birthday to u @deepikapadukone Wishing u all the peace, love, and joy life has to offer.”