Vijay in 'Theri'
Celebs send birthday wishes to Vijay on Twitter. A movie still from "Theri."PR handout

Ilayathalapathy Vijay is being flooded with birthday wishes on Twitter. The actor is celebrating his 42nd birthday on Wednesday, June 22.

The actor is spending time with his family on his special day. Reports say that Vijay is on a holiday in the United States. But it has not stopped his legion of fans from celebrating the day by cutting cakes and doing charity work in India. 

In many places in Tamil Nadu, including Chennai and Madurai, his fans have put up birthday posters to wish him on the special day. 

They have also created multiple hashtags to wish him online, the prominent among them being #HBDVijay. Apart from wishing Ilayathalapathy, they are sharing memorable scenes, photos and dialogues from the actor's films.

Many celebrities have also taken to Twitter to shower wishes on the actor. Here are a few tweets posted by some of the popular names of Kollywood:

RAAI LAXMI: Happy birthday 2the most simple ,down to earth,amazing person I have known #thalapathy #Vijay hv a wonderful 1❤️☺️

Vikram Prabhu: Happy Birthday to @actorvijay Sir! Wishing you another #Theri year ahead!#HBDDarlingOfMassVIJAY

Vishnu Vishal: Happy b'day to d ever young n dashing @actorvijay na..god bless :)

Dharan Kumar: #HBDVijay sir. May you keep motivating us on & off screen with ur impeccable screen presence & humility @actorvijay

Udhay: Happy birthday Ilayathalabathy Vijay na!

Sathish: Happy birthday @actorvijay sir. Have a great year sir. We Miss u here in shooting spot sir. Indha varudamum #Therikka vaazhththukkal sir

Sibi Sathyaraj: Happy bday to the Box Office King!Vijay anna! #HBDDarlingOfMassVIJAY

Chandran: Many more happy returns of the day to the most phenomenal dancer.. #HBDVijay sir..

Nikki Galrani: Wishing the idol of many,our #Ilayathalapathy @actorvijay sir a super happy Bdayyy #HBDVijay

Rajesh M: Happy bday vijay sir #HBDVijay

Madonna Sebastian: A very HBD to the most beloved Ilayathalapathy vijay sir .. Live long sir !! #HBDVijay

J Anbazhagan: A very happy birthday to our #RevolutionaryYouth Actor illayathapathy Vijay. Kollywood is gifted to have Vijay. #HBDVijay

Arya: Happy birthday to warmest coolest and most friendly @actorvijay Na .. Have a rocking year

Anirudh Ravichander: Happy Birthday Vijay sir.. My happy birthday dedication to you - http://youtu.be/8uLTNdCQ3fg ☺️

Hansika: Happy birthday to one of the most generous and genuine person I have ever worked ⭐️ @actorvijay , stay blessed

Raghava Lawrence: Happy Birthday Ilayathalapathy Vijay Nanba

Dhanush: Happy birthday to my friend and a super mass hero Vijay sir :) have the greatest of years ahead sir :)

Vishnu: Happy birthday theri baby thalapathy vijay sir @actorvijay

Jai: Happy Birthday @actorvijay Anna! Love you alwys Thanks for introducing me n showing me d awesome version of my life

Shanthnu Buddy: No more wrds to describe my respect fr him "Brothr frm another Mother"HBD @actorvijay anna

Nivin Pauly: Birthday wishes to dear @actorvijay sir :) :) :)

Kabir Duhan Singh: Happy Birthday vijay sir ...

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