Madhavan, who celebrated his 50 th birthday recently, shared a very emotional message with his fans via a Live on his Instagram page.
Expressing gratitude to everyone for sending him wishes on various social media platforms, he said, “I was afraid that this would be an insignificant celebration during the lockdown. But this has become such an eye-opener for me.”
He added: “I want to make a wish that the next time I celebrate my birthday, there’s more love in the world, there’s more compassion in the world, that all the agitation, grievances and agony we have today go away.”
The versatile actor said, “And we live as better human beings, which I am sure will happen. Because these tough times is going to polish those rough edges off us. So, I am going to make a heartfelt wish for that and I thank all of you from the bottom of my heart.”
He concluded after a live chat with fans, “This is why I said earlier that this is a very eventful birthday for me. Because I thought it would be a very quiet birthday. A lot of my friends and colleagues sent me videos, saying how much I mean to them.
It made me feel really humble. And this has been the most unforgettable and memorable day of my life. I am so much indebted for all your love, respect and affection for me.”
Meanwhile, Shilpa Shetty wrote on Madhavan’s birthday, “To one of the kindest, sweetest, nicest, most amazing people I know… Happiest birthday my dearest Maddy , thank you for always being sooo honest, teaching me about the latest in technology, hydroponics, life, parenting, and so much more We may not say it often, but @rajkundra9 and I really value your honesty, unconditional friendship, and love you to bits. Have a great birthday, @actormaddy… here’s wishing you and your first directorial venture, #Rocketry, huge success.”
Taking to Instagram stories, Dia Mirza captioned the picture, “Happy birthday @actormaddy. Love love love and more love always!”