As Abhay Deol turned 44 today, fans, friends and members of the industry have been sending warm wishes to the actor on the special occasion across social media platforms. Abhay’s cousin, actress Esha Deol Takhtani, also marked his birthday with a heartfelt note on social media. Esha took to her official Instagram handle and shared a throwback picture with Abhay that is giving major cousin goals. The photo dates back to their Californian vacation in 2018. Both Esha and Abhay are seen giving goofy expressions as they pose for the camera. The sweet candid snap has the cousins dressed down in their casuals.
Esha captioned the birthday post with, “Happy birthday brother! Love you ! @abhaydeol,u are that sunshine in my pocket I carry for life.”
Abhay entered the world of cinema in 2005 with Imtiaz Ali’s Socha Na Tha. He is vociferous in his support for parallel cinema in India and is noted for his portrayal of complex characters on screen. His most praised performances came in films such as Manorama Six Feet Under (2007), Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008). Anurag Kashyap’s black comedy Dev.Dgave his breakthrough role in 2009. Abhay mostly workedin independent films early, but that changed when he starred in Zoya Akhtar’sfilm Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara in 2011. Other popular works of Abhay include Aisha (2010), Chakravyuh (2012), Raanjhanaa (2013), and Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016). Meanwhile, Esha made a stunning comeback in 2019 with her short film, Cakewalk.
Abhay currently features in the war drama web series 1962 The War In The Hills, directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. The series streaming on Hotstar also stars Mahie Gill, Sumeet Vyas and Akash Thosar. He will next be seen in the upcoming fantasy film Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kathai.The Tamil-language film directed by Rathindran R. Prasad will also feature Ashwin Kakumanu, Aishwarya Rajesh, Guru Somasundaram and Greg Burridge in main roles.