Prabhas in a still from 2013 film Mirchi.

As Telugu star Prabhas celebrates his birthday on Monday, we take a look at the time (before Bahubali released) when he talked about never working in art films.

PM, CM greet Amit Shah on his birthday

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chief minister Bhupendra Patel and other leaders wished Union home minister and Gandhinagar MP Amit Shah on the occasion of his birthday on Sunday. The state government organized a tree plantation drive and the BJP state unit organized events to mark the occasion.

PM Modi posted on X, “Birthday wishes to @AmitShah Ji. He is passionate about India’s progress and ensuring a better quality of life for the poor. He has made a mark as an outstanding administrator, making notable contributions to enhancing India’s security apparatus and further developing the cooperative sector. His role in strengthening the BJP is laudatory. May he be blessed with a long life and wonderful health.”
Chief minister Bhupendra Patel participated in a tree planting drive at Jagatpur Lake in Gandhinagar LS constituency to mark Shah’s birthday. Patel planted  saplings at the spot, marking the beginning of setting up of an ‘Amravan’ beside the lake. The CM also distributed benefit cards of various central and state government schemes. The state and city units of the BJP organized several programmes to mark Shah’s birthday. City BJP leaders also participated in a ‘maha aarti’ at the Jagannath Temple in the city to pray for Shah’s long life, a party release said on Sunday.