Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar with Gautam and Sitara (Image courtesy: namratashirodkar)
- "He is the reason for my existence," tweeted Mahesh Babu
- "May you shine brighter than the sun," Namrata wrote with a pic of Gautam
- Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar married in 2005
Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu and wife Namrata Shirodkar
's son Gautam turned 11 on Thursday (August 31). The doting parents posted beautiful birthday wishes for their son on social media. Mahesh Babu, 42, who is currently filming SPYder
, his forthcoming film in Romania, wrote, "He is the reason for my existence... my driving force... my son... my world... my happiness... Happy Birthday, Gautam. Stay blessed," adding heart emoticons. While Namrata Shirodkar, also a former actress, Instagrammed a picture of Gautam, with the caption, "May you shine brighter than the sun, live life to the fullest, be happiest in thought, choose wisely and learn to love more with each passing year."
See their posts here.
Yesterday, Namrata Shirodkar posted a collage of Mahesh Babu and his father Krishna
, a Telugu cinema veteran. "Then and now. My legendary father in law and his dapper son," she captioned the post.
Mahesh Babu married Namrata Shirodkar in 2005. The couple are parents to son Gautam and daughter Sitara, who celebrated her fifth birthday last month
. Namrata Shirodkar is a former beauty queen. She was crowned Miss India in 1993. Her debut Bollywood film was Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai
(1998), starring Salman Khan and Twinkle Khanna in the lead. She is best-known for films like Vaastav: The Reality, Pukar, Astitva, Dil Vil Pyar Vyar
and Bride and Prejudice
Mahesh Babu is prepping for the release of his much-talked about film SPYder
, directed by A R Murugadoss. The film stars Rakul Preet Singh opposite Mahesh Babu, who plays an intelligence officer. SPYder
is expected to hit the screens on September 22. Bharath Ane Nenu
and Jana Gana Mana
are Mahesh Babu's other releases.