"My hero... My superstar... Wishing you happy birthday," he tweeted along with a picture with his father and brother Bobby.
My hero... My superstar... Wishing you happy birthday. pic.twitter.com/6vyssfQY3o
— Sunny Deol (@IAMSUNNYDEOL) December 8, 2015
Bachchan, who recently recreated the scene from Sholay for a TV show, made a collage of their photographs. "Happy birthday to Dharam ji..," Bachchan tweeted. In another tweet, the Piku star in reply to a fan's post wrote, "Wow .... Dharam ji... In his younger days... Still looks the same!!"
T 2083 - Happy birthday to Dharam ji .. pic.twitter.com/UTHTGKRgxS — Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 7, 2015
wow .... Dharam ji .. in his younger days ... still looks the same !! https://t.co/7xc6JX1Pyh — Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 7, 2015
Touted as one of the most good looking actors of Bollywood, Dharmendra had once said he gets embarrassed when people compliment him. Singer Shaan tweeted, "There have been many Handsome Heros... And then there is #Dharmendra! Happy Birthday Dharam Ji!!"
There have been many Handsome Heros... And then there is #Dharmendra!!!! Happy Birthday Dharam Ji!! pic.twitter.com/Nwk5N8ZU8p — shaan (@singer_shaan) December 8, 2015
The Padma Bhushan awardee started off his career with romantic roles in films like Bandini, Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya and Phool Aur Paththar before making a mark as an action hero in Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Satyakam, Dharam Veer and Sholay.
Dharmendra's last release was Yamla Pagla Deewana 2, which starred his sons Bobby and Sunny. He will reunite with his actor sons in Ishq De Maare.
Check out what other B-town celebs had to say on the iconic actor's birthday.
— Asjad Nazir (@asjadnazir) December 8, 2015
Happy Birthday to the original He-man of Bollywood! You have always managed to steal our hearts by your charm, #Dharmendra Sir.
— Nisha Rawal (@nisharawal) December 8, 2015
Happy birthday to the legend Dharmendra uncle..many happy returns of the day
— Prosenjit Chatterjee (@prosenjitbumba) December 8, 2015