Director Lokesh Kanagaraj has now become one of the leading directors in Tamil cinema and he has had a phenomenal journey in the last four years. Lokesh recently celebrated his birthday (on March 14) and wishes poured in from all the quarters for the talented filmmaker. Having said that, Lokesh Kanagaraj has now taken everyone by surprise with his latest social media post which has instantly gone viral. It looks like Lokesh celebrated this year's birthday with the leading filmmakers of Tamil cinema. Ace directors Mani Ratnam, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Shankar, Sasi, Lingusamy, Vasanta Balan, have made Lokesh Kanagaraj's birthday special by hosting a party for him.

Lokesh Kanagaraj shared pictures from the birthday party and it has garnered the wide attention of the fans. It is indeed great to see Lokesh Kanagaraj share a moment with all the acclaimed filmmakers from our industry and it looks like the young filmmaker has already impressed them. We see director Mani Ratnam offering a piece of cake to Lokesh Kanagaraj and it is good to see all these directors together. Sharing the pictures on his official social media page, Lokesh wrote, "By far the best birthday ever!!! Thank you soo much for this Sirs!".

On the professional front, Lokesh Kanagaraj is now busily involved in the pre production works of his next film, Vikram that stars Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan in the lead role. Produced by Raaj Kamal Films International, this film will have music scored by Anirudh Ravichander and cinematography by Sathyan Sooryan. The film has got huge expectations among the film buffs and Lokesh Kanagaraj will be looking forward to working with his idol, Kamal Haasan. The shooting of Vikram is expected to release after the Tamil Nadu State Elections which is scheduled to happen on April 6.

Lokesh Kanagaraj's last directorial venture was Master that had Thalapathy Vijay and Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles. Master which released amidst sky high expectations became a blockbuster hit at the box office. Despite opening with a 50% occupancy, it became one of the biggest hits in Tamil cinema's history and it also gave a major breakthrough for director Lokesh Kanagaraj. After making his debut as a director through the critically acclaimed film, Maanagaram, Lokesh Kanagaraj became one of the promising next-gen directors. For now, check out his latest trending birthday party pictures here: