MS Dhoni's birthday is 'National Helicopter Day': Twitterati pour in wishes for Indian captain

New Delhi: India's limited overs cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrated his 35th birthday on Thursday, with many of his teammates and other prominent faces wishing him on social networking site, Twitter.

From Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Anurag Thakur to his former teammates Virender Sehwag and V.V.S. Laxman to Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan to Shushant Singh Rajput, who is essaying Dhoni's character in his biopic, Twitter was flooded with wishes for one of India's best-known and greatest cricketers.

Sehwag wished the Ranchi stumper in his trademark witty style and called for declaring 7 July as 'National Helicopter Day'.

The International Cricket Council's (ICC) official handle read:

BCCI also wished MS Dhoni through their official Twitter handle:

Senior Bachchan wrote,

Rajput tweeted,

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar also took to Twitter to wish MS Dhoni a great year ahead

Indian cricket team's new coach Anil Kumble also shared his good wishes for Dhoni on Twitter

Suresh Raina, Dhoni's team-mate for several years in the IPL side Chennai Super Kings, tweeted a video of MS Dhoni playing a flute while wishing him on his birthday

Former Indian test batsman, VVS Laxman also joined several other Indian cricketers to wish Dhoni

Ajinkya Rahane who will be the vice-captain for the upcoming West Indies tour also wished the wicket-keeper batsman

Other famous personalities from various walks of life poured in their wishes for the Indian one-day team captain

Updated Date: Jul 07, 2016 16:35 PM

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