was born on 11th August, 1985 to a Sri Lankan father and a
Malaysian-Canadian mother. She was born in Sri Lanka though was raised
working as a TV reporter in Sri Lanka, reporting mainly on the political
turmoil. However, she soon entered the Miss Sri Lanka Universe pageant
and was crowned in 2006, thus entering the modelling industry. The
beauty then made her acting debut in Bollywood with the 2009 fantasy
movie Aladin, where she played the role of Jasmine. While the
movie did not do well, she received mixed reviews and also won the
IIFA's Debut of the Year - Female and Stardust's Exciting New Face
awards. She also starred in Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai in 2010 once again opposite Riteish Deshmukh, however the movie and her performance were both badly received. Murder 2 (2011) was the turning point in Fernandes' career
when she finally received much praise by critics and viewers alike.
After this, she starred in three more movies, all which did very well at
the box office: Housefull 2 (2012), Race 2 (2013) and the recently released Kick (2014),
the latter obtaining her high praise for her chemistry with Salman
Khan. Fernandes currently has four films in her kitty, one opposite the
superstar Hrithik Roshan.
On her birthday, here is a playlist of some popular songs from her movies:
- "Ore Saawariya" - Aladin
- "Nacha Main" - Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai
- "Aapka Kya Hoga (Dhaano)" - Housefull
- "Phir Mohabbat" - Murder 2
- "Right Now" - Housefull 2
- "Lat Lag Gayi" - Race 2
- "Party On My Mind" - Race 2
- "Jadoo Ki Jhappi" - Ramaiya Vastavaiya
- "Hangover" - Kick
- "Tu Hi Tu (Reprise)" - Kick
Anna and veteran actor, Suniel Shetty
was born to a Tulu-speaking Bunt
family on 11th August, 1961 and was raised in Mulki, India. He is
married to Mana Shetty and they have two children Athiya, born 5th
November, 1992 and Ahan, born 15th January, 1996.
The superstar began his career with the 1992 movie Balwaan opposite
the late Divya Bharti. The movie was successful at the box office
establishing Shetty as an action hero. He had much success with films
such as Dilwale (1994), Mohra (1994), Gopi Kishan (1994), Krishna (1996), Border (1997), Dhadkan (2000) and Hera Pheri
(2000). In the 2000s, Shetty moved from solo hero movies to
multi-starrers. He also moved into production launching Popcorn Motion
Pictures Ltd, which produced Khel - No Ordinary Game (2003), Rakht: What If You Can See the Future (2004) and Bhagam Bhag (2006) in Bollywood as well as the Tamil film 12B (2001) and English film Don't Stop Dreaming (2007).
Over the past few years, Shetty's career has declined with many of his
films failing to impress at the box office. Apart from production and
acting, he also hosted Biggest Loser Jeetega on Sahara One and
is the captain of the Mumbai Heroes cricket team in the Celebrity
Cricket League. Shetty has won the Zee Cine Best Actor Award for Border (1997), Filmfare Best Villain Award and Zee Cine Best Supporting Actor Award for Dhadkan (2000), and SAIFF Best Actor Award and Stardust Search Light Award for Best Actor for Red Alert: The War Within (2010).
On his birthday, here is a playlist of some popular songs:
- "Na Kajre Ki Dhar" - Mohra
- "Yeh Ishq Hai Kya" - Gopi Kishan
- "Aankhon Mein Base Ho Tum" - Takkar
- "To Chaloon" - Border
- "Denewala Jab Bhi" - Hera Pheri
- "Jise Tu Na Mila" - Refugee
- "Tum Dil Ki Dhadkan Mein" - Dhadkan
- "Hasate Ho Rulate Ho" - Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar
- "Ae Meri Zohrajabeen" - Phir Hera Pheri
- "Rishte Naate" - De Dana Dan
Here's wishing both actors a very happy birthday and wishing them both all the success for all their future projects!
Author: Shreya S.
Editor(s): Alina S. and Jenifer Y.
Graphics: Virina R.
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