Vinay Pathak, happy birthday!

The funnyman of Bollywood turns a year older today! Send your wishes

Vinay Pathak, who rose to fame as a television VJ and comic actor in Bollywood,was born on July 27 in Bhojpur, Bihar. He’s turning a year older today and we are sure he’ll be turning wiser too.

began his career as a theatre artiste and acts in plays even today despite having attained a high degree of success in Bollywood. He also hosted a couple of comedy shows on TV before making his acting debut in films with Deepa Mehta‘s Fire. He then went on to deliver several critically acclaimed performances in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Jism, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Bheja Fry, Johnny Gaddaar, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Chalo Dilli, Pappu Can’t Dance Saala and his most recent release, Maximum.

In 2008, Vinay turned producer with Dasvidaniya – a tale about an ordinary man who, when diagnosed with a terminal illness, sets out to do the 10 things he’s always wanted to do in life. Though Vinay has mainly stuck to comic characters, he has also essayed more serious roles in his filmi career. We wish him a happy birthday and hope to see him on screen more often!