Sending our heartfelt wishes for the ruggedly handsome Idris Elba on his birthday

Actor, musician and DJ, Idris Elba hits 45 and like a few actors, he too is exemplary of the saying ‘aging
like fine wine.’ Elba first came under the spotlight in the 1995 medical drama called Bramwell. His
character Charlie carter garnered fame instantaneously among viewers who love drama. Most of his
television popularity comes from shows like, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries , Ultraviolet, Dangerfield to list
a few.
Upon taking the television industry by storm, he tried his hand at movies. In 2007, he landed the lead
role in the film Daddy’s Little Girls which won over the audience as well as critics.
However the role that immortalized him in the hearts of the fans was his portrayal of Nelson Mandela in
the movie Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
The actor has also tried his luck in the music industry. In July 2009, he was the DJ for BET’S current series
Rising Icon. He appeared in many music videos for Fat Joe, Angie Stone as well as rapper Giggs.
This stellar star has indeed dazzled us with his killer smile and phenomenal acting. Having said that, we
wish him the heartiest on his hatching day!
Happy Birthday Idris!