Zoya Akhtar, who is celebrating her 50th birthday today, got the most adorable birthday wish from her younger brother Farhan Akhtar. The actor shared an adorable photo of himself with sister Zoya Akhtar on his Instagram handle on Friday night. The photo shows Zoya Akhtar choking Farhan Akhtar waywardly by holding her arms around his neck as Farhan struggles to smile for the camera. The actor shared the photo, writing: “Yes! Yes, I love you. Happy Birthday Zoya Akhtar. May life give you everything you desire and icing on the cake.”
Farhan’s post for Zoya caught the attention of Farhan’s wife Shibani Dandekar, who responded to the post, noting “Happy birthday Zo” with red hearts.
Others who responded and commented on Farhan’s post were Amrita Arora and Karisma Kapoor. Amrita’s comment was: “Happy birthday sweetie Zo” with red hearts, while Kareena’s comment was: “Happy birthday Zoya.”
Check out Farhan’s post for Zoya Akhtar here:
Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar are the children of lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar with his first wife Honey Irani. Zoya Akhtar is a film director and screenwriter by profession. Zoya has directed movies like Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015) and Gully Boy (2019).
The filmmaker is currently working on her upcoming project The Archieswhich will mark the debut of Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana, Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson Agastya Nanda and Boney Kapoor’s daughter Khushi.
Zoya also made a brief appearance on the Netflix show The amazing life of Bollywood women.
Meanwhile, Farhan Akhtar was last seen in Amazon Prime Videos Toofaanalso starring Mrunal Thakur in the lead role.