Reposted two hours before writing this, Ms Irani's photo has been 'liked' over 3,100 times.
"I love it," comments producer and friend Ekta Kapoor. The actor-turned-politician dominated the small screen for years as Tulsi Virani in Balaji's Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
"Your beauty increases with your age," writes one person on Instagram. "Old is gold," writes another.
The Minister of Textiles and Information & Broadcasting made her debut on Instagram earlier this year in May with - appropriately enough - a throwback picture of her "early days." She has over 66,000 followers and regularly posts photos and videos of her children and behind-the-scenes moments from her political life.
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