MUMBAI: Bollywood heartthrob Vicky Kaushal's debut film as a lead, 'Masaan', has completed seven years in Hindi cinema and the actor has expressed gratitude towards it.
Vicky took to Instagram, where he shared some glimpses of the film, directed by award-winning filmmaker Neeraj Ghaywan.
"7 saal ho gaye! Dil se shukriya.#Masaan (It's been 7 years. A heartfelt gratitude)," he wrote as the caption for the movie, which has achieved cult status since its release.
Vicky's co-star from the film Shweta Tripathi took to the comment section and posted a 'namaste' emoji.
Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar said: "What a film and how sublime were you? Congratulations."
Ghaywan dropped a series of emoticons including balloons, fire and a train.
Vicky's close friend and actor Ishaan Khatter called the special day a 'Masaan day' for the actor. "Happy masaan day @neeraj.ghaywan@vickykaushal09," he wrote.
'Masaan' is an independent drama film, which also stars Richa Chadda. The film deals with the issues of a casteist society and shows the tragic love story between a lower caste boy and an upper caste girl.
The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival winning two awards.