Mahesh Bhatt, one of the most talented directors of Bollywood industry, turned 71 today. GullyBoy actress Alia Bhatt, who shares a close bond with her father, penned an emotional note, wishing him ‘Happy Birthday’.

Today, on the occasion of Mahesh Bhatt’s birthday, Alia took to her official Instagram handle and wished her dad on his special day with some throwback pictures of them together. She also penned a small adorable post for him.

Alongside the pictures, Alia wrote, “Hey pops. It’s been great knowing you for the last 26 years.. you’re a good guy. Probably the best.. also the wisest.. also you’re very funny.. did I tell you I think you’re super talented too? Happy Birthday Daddy .. You amaze me every single day! There is no one like you and I repeat no one, I love you (sic).”

On the work front, Alia will be seen working for father Mahesh Bhatt for the first time in their upcoming film, Sadak 2. The film also casts Pooja Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Gulshan Grover and others in major roles.

Apart from that, she also has films like, ‘Karan Johar’s Takht, Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra and SS Rajamouli’s RRR in her kitty.