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Birthdays are always special and why wouldn’t it be? You turn a year older, wiser and the best part is that is the only day of the year when your phone doesn’t cease to ring! Parents and friends showering you with blessings and wishes, expecting a surprise party, multiple cake-cutting and social media posts follows. But if you have a girlfriend or boyfriend, more than anything, you are eager to find out what your beau/muse has in store for you and we can bet that Farhan Akhtar’s girlfriend, Shibani Dandekar, totally lived beyond his expectations yesterday (January 09, 2019)! (Do Read: Sussanne Khan Calls Hrithik Roshan Her 'Soulmate' And 'Best BFF' In Her Birthday Wish For Him)
Bollywood’s multi-talented celebrity, Farhan Akhtar turned 45 yesterday. And these days, apart from his films, he is grabbing the headlines due to his close proximity with host-turned-actress, Shibani Dandekar. Ever since the clock struck 12, we all were waiting to see what his muse, Shibani post for him and then at noon last afternoon, Shibani posted a beautiful picture of the duo (what looks like a beach destination) and wrote a heartfelt message for her boyfriend which could be read as, “Because he has the coolest tattoo in the world and because it’s his bday! Happy birthday my sweet grumps. Love you loads @faroutakhtar.” And then finally came Farhan’s reply on the picture which proved as a confirmation for his love towards Shibani. The same could be read as, "Love you Shibani" which was backed by a red-heart emoji. Checkout a screenshot of Farhan's reply here:
Farhan’s sister, celebrated director, Zoya Akhtar too, posted a throwback picture of her brother from his childhood days and captioned it as, “Happy Birthday Farhan. May you always look this cute in passport pictures and may you never post mine as revenge. I J’adore You #farhanakhtar #birthdayboy #babybro #favboy @faroutakhtar.” While we will share the picture with you below, do note that Zoya had thrown a small birthday bash for her beloved brother. While the birthday boy came in donning his casual best avatar, soon after, Shibani joined Farhan for the celebrations. Well, looks like Farhan’s family too loves Shibani as much as the man himself! Here are the pictures:
That’s not all! Don’t you want to know what the Sultan star had gifted her boyfriend? As per a BollywoodLife report, Shibani presented Farhan with tickets to an European holiday! Speaking about the same, a source shared with the online portal, “They are planning to go somewhere magical in Europe and spend quality time.” Amazing, right? (Must Read: Mira Rajput Kapoor Shares An Unseen Picture With Her Sisters From Her Wedding And It's Dreamy)
On Shibani’s 38th birthday on August 27, 2018, her then rumoured boyfriend, Farhan made sure that he does something unique for her. Hence, he shared an Instagram story of the beautiful Shibani relishing a yummy dessert, where the Dil Dhadakne Do star wrote, “Happy birthday Shibani Dandekar", atop the picture which was backed by kiss emojis. Shibani too, shared the same picture as her Instagram story and replied with a “Thank you” on it. Take a look:
Things are pacing steadily for Farhan and Shibani and looks like there are high chances that the couple might tie the knot in 2019! Sounds exciting, right? A source close to the couple shared with DNA, “They are extremely serious about each other and Farhan’s kids have also warmed up to Shibani, so this looks like the most obvious step for the two." Well guys, so these days if you happen to see an official wedding announcement coming from Farhan or Shibani, don’t fall from the rock!
Recently, Shibani finally spoke to Mid-Day about her relationship with Farhan Akhtar. Therein, she was quoted as saying, “We are public figures, so people are entitled to say what they want to. But I don't care about their opinion. I'm aware of who I am and I'm comfortable with who I choose to date.”
She had further added, “I am not secretive, but I don't feel the need to say things out loud. It's up to me to decide when and what I want to share about my personal life, and it is up to the audience to decide how they look at it. How much information I want to put out in the public domain is my prerogative.” (Also Read: Janhvi Kapoor Reveals Who Approves Her Outfits On Family WhatsApp Group, It Isn't Her Sisters)
With a ‘will not hide it anymore’ stance these days, Farhan and Shibani’s Instagram feeds are full of ‘we pictures’, which indicates how serious the couple are for each other. Recently, both Shibani and Farhan had posted the picture of a photo card which had the duo, looking all-weary, sitting next to each other. Although the picture however became a victim of trolls, but one look at the picture and you are sure to exclaim, “Oh, they make for such a stunning couple!” Here is the picture:
Guys, how do you like Shibani and Farhan’s jodi? Keep us posted!