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Prabhu Deva's lonely birthday post Nayantara's break up

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Prabhu Deva's is turning 40 today (April 3). The multifaceted personality, who celebrated his last few birthdays with actress Nayantara, is having a quite celebration this time with his kids as he broke up with the actress last year. However, he has claimed that he has no time to brood over his loneliness.

The choreographer-turned-director has admitted that he wants someone to be in his life but his busy work schedules fills most of his time. "Of course, I'd like someone in my life. And of course, when I go home in the evening I wish there was someone waiting for me. But very honestly, I don't have time to be lonely. My work fills up most of my day and when I get home I just want to sleep. As for company, I've some good friends in Mumbai and Chennai," he said.

For his birthday, Prabhu Deva flew home to Chennai to be with his two sons and very close friends. The choreographer-dancer-actor-director emotionally said, "These are friends with whom I go back a long way, from outside and the film industry. I haven't met some of them for over a year because of my hectic schedules. I've flown back to Chennai to be with them on my birthday. No party. Just a quiet get-together." Continue reading the story on the slideshow...

A Picture Taken When Nayan And Prabhu Were In Love

Prabhu Deva and Nayantara dated for a few years and decided to tie the knot. But unfortunately their relationship broke up last year.

A Picture Taken When Nayan And Prabhu Were In Love

A couple of friends in the industry tried to bring them back post the break up but by then they had moved on and does not want to look back.

A Picture Taken When Nayan And Prabhu Were In Love

However, when asked about his workload, Prabhu Deva said, "I am enjoying the workload. Looking back at my 40 years, I see no reason to complain. God has been kind. Yes, there have been setbacks. But I've survived."

A Picture Taken When Nayan And Prabhu Were In Love

Prabhu Deva made his mark as an actor with films like Kadhalan and Raasaiyya. Later, he went behind the camera to direct hits like Pokkiri, Wanted and Rowdy Rathore. On turning 40, Prabhu Deva quipped, "I've heard life starts at 40. I wouldn't know until I get there... I suspect 40 would just be another number. I have never allowed myself to stop and consider my age. I've always been on the move."

A Picture Taken When Nayan And Prabhu Were In Love

Looking back on the year that was, Prabhu Deva admitted it has been a whirligig of activities. "I am wearing a number of hats and I've had to move to Mumbai because of the workload in the Hindi cinema. While I love dancing, and even acting in ABCD - Anybody Can Dance was fun, I remain at heart a choreographer," he said.

A Picture Taken When Nayan And Prabhu Were In Love

Everyone in Mumbai wants a piece of Prabhu Deva. "I guess I am lucky. I've been working just as hard from the time I started 25 years ago. So we can't say it's hard work that has suddenly got me so much work in Mumbai. It's a lot of luck and some hard work. I am glad to be in demand as a director. But like I said, I consider myself a choreographer at heart," he said.

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