As Rajinikanth turns 69 on December 12, his family and friends took to social media to wish him.
They posted pictures of the superstar and wrote touching notes. Take a look.
Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya Dhanush wishes her father: 'Will follow forever ... just to see that smile .. happy birthday Appa!'
His younger daughter Soundarya writes, 'Happy birthday my life my father... My everything!!'
She also posted a throwback picture of a young Rajinikanth.
She followed it up with a family picture with her father Rajinikanth, mother Latha, sister Aishwarya and herself.
Actress Sai Dhanishka, who worked with Rajinikanth in Kabali, writes 'I still remember d day I met Thalaivar on set where I had my nervousness n numbness just looking at him n eventually everything changed and got along well, I did my part more comfortably Mainly d way he treated me n everyone around him!! Happy birthday appa @rajinikanth'
Kajal Aggarwal tweets: 'Happy birthday to the star of the millenium @rajinikanth sir Wishing you continued happiness and good health.'
Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu posts: 'Happy Birthday to our Thalaiva @rajinikanth sir. Wishing you a phenomenal year with great health and joy. Much love and respect.'
Director Vignesh Shivan writes: 'Naanga ellarum love u 30000 Thalaivaa forever &ever& ever.. there can never be another person like u in this planet! Neengaley dhaan porandhu varanum SuperStar anaivarukkum piditha nalla Aathma Please God make him live Forever Happy birthday @rajinikanth sir'
Keba Jeremiah, who composed music for Petta, wishes 'Happy Birthday Superstar @rajinikanth !! #HBDThalaivarSuperstarRAJINI'
Ravi Kishan has worked extensively in Tamil cinema, and he writes, 'Wishing the one and only #south superstar @rajinikanth sir a very happy birthday. May you have a glorious year and good health... Best wishes Mahadev bless u always.'
Singer-composer Anirudh Ravichander wish: 'Happy birthday to the person I love the most in this world Andrum Indrum Endrum Orey Superstar @rajinikanth #HBDThalaivarSuperstarRAJINI'
Director AR Murugadoss writes 'Happy Birthday Thalaivar @rajinikanth sir.. I wish you success, health and happiness throughout. You are being a constant source of inspiration for us... I am happy and blessed to be a small part in this wonderful journey of yours.. #HBDSuperstarRajinikanth'
Director Atlee Kumar posts a picture of Rajinkanth with his wife Krishan Priya and wished the Thalaiva 'Happy bday thalaivaaaaa'