‘Happiest birthday to my darling,’ ‘Laapataa Ladies’ director Kiran Rao pens hearfelt note to Ira Khan

Celebrities such as Kiran Rao and Fatima Sana Shaikh wished Ira Khan a happy birthday. Kiran shared a lovely photo.

On May 8, Ira Khan, the daughter of Bollywood icon Aamir Khan and his ex-wife Reena Dutta, celebrated another significant milestone in her life.

As Ira turned a year older, she got a rush of warm congratulations from celebrities and loved ones on social media channels.


Kiran Rao was among those who extended heartfelt greetings. Rao took to Instagram Stories to share a sweet, previously unseen photo from one of Ira’s pre-wedding celebrations earlier this year.

The image depicted a joyful moment between the two, exuding happiness and love. The picture was accompanied by Rao’s touching comment, “Happy birthday to my darling Ira.”

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Fatima Sana Shaikh, noted for her part in “Sam Bahadur,” joined the chorus of well-wishers by sharing a candid snapshot from Ira’s engagement ceremony. Shaikh fondly complimented Ira as a “beautiful girl” in her caption, offering warm regards on the momentous occasion.

Mithila Palkar, Ira’s close friend, also posted a heartfelt tribute on social media. Her sincere greetings were accompanied by a wonderful snapshot from Ira’s pre-wedding festivities, which captured the essence of their friendship. Palkar’s greeting was full of compassion, expressing undying support and love for the birthday girl.

Not to be outdone, Zayn Khan and Nupur Shikare, both important aspects of Ira’s life, joined the chorus of supporters. Shikare, in a show of unshakable love, uploaded a cheerful photo from their wedding reception, along with a sweet note expressing his love for his life mate.

Meanwhile, after a pause following “Dhobi Ghat,” Kiran Rao returned to filmmaking with the comedy-drama “Laapataa Ladies.” The film, co-produced by Aamir Khan, received considerable appreciation after its release on OTT platforms, validating Rao’s talent as a filmmaker.