'A role model for all of us,' say Ekta Kapoor and Tusshar Kapoor as daddy Jeetendra turns 78


Versatile actor Jeetendra, fondly known as "Jumping Jack of Bollywood" for his dance moves, is celebrating his 78th birthday today. On this occasion, love from all over is coming the veteran actor's way. Now, his children Tusshar and Ekta Kapoor have shared heartfelt birthday messages for him.

Tusshar shared a video on Instagram to wish his father a very happy birthday. The montage, titled Portraits Of...Over The Years, features some of the best moments of Jeetendra's life over the years. The clip has glimpses of his family including his son Tusshar, his daughter Ekta, his wife Shobha Kapoor and grandson Laksshya. The video also features Jeetendra's co-star and close friend Anil Kapoor.

Tusshar wrote, "Happy birthday Papa! Thank you for all the wishes on Instagram from his fans, well-wishers & the Bollywood sites! Cheers (sic)."

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Ekta Kapoor posted a clip on Twitter and penned a beautiful note for her father on the occasion, saying, "Happy birthday papa! You are the most positive person I know. May you stay happy and have a long joyous life. You are a role model for all of us. Love you (sic)."