New Delhi: Union Cabinet minister and former actress Smriti Irani celebrates her birthday today on March 23. On the occasion of her 46th birthday, actress Mouni Roy penned a heartwarming note for her first on-screen mother Tulsi Virani, played by Smriti Irani.
Mouni Roy, who made her acting debut with Ekta Kapoor’s hit television soap ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, essayed the role of Smriti Irani’s adopted daughter Krishna Tulsi in the serial. The actress took to her Instagram to share a heartwarming note for her ‘Smriti Di’, to wish the latter on her 46th birthday.
Sharing a candid picture of the Union Minister for Women and Child Development in India, Mouni wrote, “My dearest Smriti di, This is my most fav story about you to tell; more than a decade and half back, fresh out of uni I had joined the cast of kyunki, unnerved wondering how you may be;
I was amazed beyond belief; unlike most of em, how kind you were to me (you didn’t have to be), how sharp & intelligent you were, spoke 7 languages, your outstanding vocabulary, your flare for reading (still have to return your books from 17 years ago), a beautiful nerd, err’ything that you were blew my mind & heart.
I wanted to be like you then, I wish to be like you now;
I love you and I pray god always bless you with the best life has to offer making sure you spend your time with those who love and appreciate you the most ♥️🔱
HAPPYYYYY BIRTHDAY 🔆🌹”
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Both Mouni Roy and Smriti Irani share a strong bond and are often seen cheering for one another on special occasions. Smriti Irani penned an emotional note on Mouni Roy’s wedding that took place in January, this year.
Sharing a picture of Mouni and her husband Suraj Nambiar from their wedding ceremony and, Smriti wrote, “This girl came into my life 17 years ago .. they claimed she was a novice then but such was her wisdom that she brought warmth & much joy along with the life lessons she infused amongst those who are lucky to have her as a friend , as family . Today she begins a new journey. May all the Gods be kind and bless her with happiness, prosperity and good health.. for the boy.. well you are one hell of a lucky man .. God bless.”
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On the work front, Mouni Roy is all geared-up for her upcoming film ‘Brahmastra’, starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in lead roles. She will also be seen as one of the judges’ on dance reality show DID Li’l Masters Season 5.