Ananya Panday pens a sweet birthday note for her 'lovely' director Puri Jagannadh; says 'can't wait to get back on set with you'

Ananya Panday, who is currently in Goa as she is busy shooting for Shakun Batra’s next, has taken to social media to wish her ‘Fighter’ director Puri Jagannadh on his birthday. She shared a throwback picture with him and penned a sweet birthday message.

Taking to her Instagram story, Ananya wrote, “Happy bday to my lovely director @purijagnnadh sir. Can’t wait to get back on set with you” followed by a heart and smiling emojis. Have a look:

Her co-star Vijay Deverakonda also wrote a heartfelt note for the filmmaker. Taking to his Twitter handle, Vijay wrote, “@purijagan sirrrrrr Happy happy birthday to you. You make me happy, happy fighting my battles, happy as an actor, happy as a person. This special movie brought us together, but I will always hold you close to my heart beyond cinema.” Have a look:

❤️ @purijagan sirrrrrr ❤️

Happy happy birthday to you.

You make me happy, happy fighting my battles, happy as an actor, happy as a person.

This special movie brought us together, but I will always hold you close to my heart beyond cinema.

Meanwhile, there were rumours doing the rounds that Chunky Panday will be seen playing Ananya’s father in the film. But the actor rubbished the rumours in a recent interview. Speaking about the same, Chunky earlier said, “I’d love to play Ananya’s father, but right now, what you’re hearing are just rumours.”

On the work front, Ananya will be next seen in ‘Khaali Peeli’ with Ishaan Khatter. She also has Shakun’s next with Siddhant Chaturvedi and Deepika Padukone.