Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar celebrates his birthday on 9 September. Also known as the "Khiladi" of Bollywood, the actor turned 48 today and several celebrities took to Twitter to wish the birthday boy.

Film stars like Hrithik Roshan, Sonakshi Sinha, Anupam Kher, among others, wished Akshay a "Happy Birthday".

Akshay, who has spent over two decades in in the film industry, has given several blockbusters and is regarded as one of the few stars, other than the Khans, whose films are capable of entering the Rs 100 crore club.

Currently, the actor is busy with the promotions of his upcoming flick "Singh Is Bliing" starring Amy Jackson in opposite. Akki has also been shooting for "Housefull 3" in London.

Akshay's wife Twinkle Khanna discussed the plan for his birthday bash on Twitter. "All set for the birthday boy's dinner #happybirthday," she tweeted.

Meanwhile, "Singh Is Bliing" director Prabhu Deva had also planned a surprise gift for Akshay, but looks like that did not work.

Prabhu Deva had thought of releasing a song titled "Cinema dekhe mamma" from "Singh Is Bliing", but the birthday boy somehow came to know about it and tweeted: "Mujhe surprise karne chale the@PDdancing but my sources are everywhere ;)#CinemaDekheMammaOnSept9."

Reports suggest that Akshay Kumar has planned to celebrate his birthday with his wife and children. Check out some birthday wishes to "Khiladi" Akshay Kumar, conveyed by celebrities on Twitter.