The film industry and fans alike are showering Mammootty, the legendary actor, with heartfelt wishes as he celebrates his 72nd birthday today. Among the well-wishers, his own son and renowned actor, Dulquer Salmaan, took to social media to share a touching post that reflects the deep admiration he holds for his father.

Dulquer, in a heartfelt Instagram post, poured his emotions into words, expressing the profound impact his father has had on his life. He penned, “When I was a boy you were the man I wanted to become. When I first stood in front of the camera you were the actor I wanted to become. When I became a father you were everything I wanted to be. I hope one day I become even half of who you are Pa! Wishing you the happiest birthday. May you always continue to awe, entertain and inspire the world in ways only you can (sic.)”

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Dulquer Salmaan`s heartfelt tribute serves as a testament to Mammootty`s enduring influence, not just as a megastar on the silver screen but as a beloved father figure. It`s a touching moment that resonates with fans and admirers, celebrating the legacy of a remarkable actor and the love between a father and his son. Wishes have been pouring in for Mammootty since the clock struck 12. Check out some of the touching tweets:

As Mammootty embarks on another year, his legacy continues to inspire and captivate, proving that age is just a number when it comes to leaving an enduring mark on the world of cinema. Happy 72nd Birthday to the legendary Mammootty!