Anil Kapoor, happy birthday!

The 24 actor turns 57 today

Born on December 24, 1956, Anil Kapoor has been working in the industry for over 30 years now. The actor’s first film as a lead actor was a Telugu film called Vamsa Vruksham in 1980. Following this, he did Yash Chopra’s Mashaal in 1984 which won him a lot of accolades and also got him his first award. After this film, Kapoor was a part of various successful films like Tezaab, Beta, Woh Saat Din, Meri Jung, Jaanbaaz, Karma, Mr India, Virasat, Taal, Pukar No Entry, Welcome, Race among many others.

Apart from Bollywood, the Welcome actor was also a part of acclaimed Hollywood projects such as Danny Boyle’s Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire and Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol. While working on Hollywood films, the actor also did the eighth season of the American show 24. His performance earned him a lot of appreciation from the international press. Following the success of the American show, he also did the Indian edition of 24 where he played Jai Singh Rathore. The first season of the show is just over and Kapoor will begin work on the second season of the show in January 2014. Apart from this, Kapoor is also working on the Welcome Back starring John Abraham, Shruti Haasan and Dimple Kapadia.

Here’s wishing the enthusiastic actor a great birthday and successful year ahead. Do send your wishes for the actor!