Cricketers, including his Team India colleagues and the Bollywood celebrities wished happy birthday to champion batsman Sachin Tendulkar who turned 37 on Saturday.
Legendary Australian spinner and an old friend Shane Warne wished Tendulkar on his birthday and also hoped he will recover in time for the Indian Premier League final against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.
"Happy birthday to the little master and my friend Sachin !! Hope he is not injured for the final... Good luck to both teams," Warne said on his twitter account.
Left-handed batsman Yuvraj Singh, who played for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL, tweeted, "Happy birthday Master Blaster. Lots of love n best of wishes for the final."
Another India cricketer Suresh Raina heaped praise on the Mumbaikar and said, "Happy Birthday Sachin, a true champion and a genuine family man."
Wishes also poured in from the film fraternity with veteran actor Anupam Kher describing him a "reason to be proud of being an Indian".
"Happy birthday Sachin. You are one of THE reason to be proud of being an Indian. Tks 4 helping us Rise above the pettiness of our surroundings," Kher said.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan also joined the bandwagon and wished Tendulkar speedy recovery.
"Happy Birthday Sachin. Hope ur fingers heal soon," Khan said.
Mumbai Indians skipper Tendulkar is battling a hand injury to be match fit for tomorrow's IPL final in Mumbai.