As Malayalam superstar Mohanlal turned 60 on Thursday, celebrities took to their social media to wish the "complete star" on the milestone. Winner of five National Awards, for those in the industry he is Lal, but those who consider him near refer to him as 'Laletten'.
Here's what friends and colleagues wished for the Malayalam cine icon:
Kamal Hassan: Dear Mr. @Mohanlal I liked you from your first film. I envied you for the constant quality of your work, that too with detractors lurking in every turn. I liked you even more when I worked with you. Long live my younger brother.
Dear Mr.@Mohanlal I liked you from your first film. I envied you for the constant quality of your work, that too with detractors lurking in every turn. I liked you even more when I worked with you. Long live my younger brother.
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) May 21, 2020
Prithviraj Sukumaran: Happy birthday Chettan! @mohanlal
Nivin Pauly: Happy birthday Laletta @Mohanlal
— Nivin Pauly (@NivinOfficial) May 21, 2020
Aju Varghesee: The legend, the master, and unbelievably humble human.... Wishing you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY Lal sir #HappyBirthdayMohanlal @Mohanlal
— Aju Varghese (@AjuVarghesee) May 21, 2020
Trisha Krishnan: Happy birthday to the finest human being and the best actor I know.
Hansika Motwani: Wishing a happy birthday to the complete actor @Mohanlal sir #HappyBirthdaymohanlal. Lucky to have worked with you :) have a blessed year sir.
— Hansika (@ihansika) May 21, 2020
Madhur Bhandarkar: Happy birthday @Mohanlal sir, peace, happiness & success in life always. Stay Healthy . Stay blessed.
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) May 21, 2020
KS Chithra: Wishing The Complete actor Shri @Mohanlal #Lalettan a very Happy Birthday. May GOD always bless you, Suchi, Appu & Maya with a long, happy, healthy, peaceful and prosperous life. Have a wonderful Birthday. #KSChithra #Mohanlal.
Tovino Thomas: Happy Birthday Laletta :) #HappyBirthdayMohanlal.
Manjima Mohan:Happy bday to one of my all time favourite actors! #happybdaylaletta @Mohanlal.
Suresh Menon: Happy Birthday dear @mohanlal flash back to a still from Bhramaram . One of my best roles in my career where I got to play a negative role. But working with Lal Sir was the ultimate experience that any actor can go through. Stay safe stay blessed Mohanlal The complete actor.
Harish Kalyan: Happy birthday to the complete actor @Mohanlal sir. One of the finest actors in the Indian Cinema. It has always been a treat to watch you on screen Sir! #HappyBirthdayMohanlal #HappyBirthdayLaletta.
— Harish Kalyan (@iamharishkalyan) May 21, 2020
Mohanlal will next be seen in Drishyam-2. He is all set to make his directorial debut with Barroz, a 3 D film and is expected to go on the floors next year.