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Three today!!


nagamama said…
many happy returns of the day to young jikku.
Aarthi said…
Your son is so very cute..."cherubic" comes to mind :-)
Anonymous said…
So cute! You have some nice pictures of him. Best wishes to you and jikku on his 3rd birthday.

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monu said…
Happy Bday to Jikku!
Chenthil said…
Happy B'day jikku.
Jasmine said…
Your son is very sweet-looking. Especially liked the ice cream-in-face photo. :)
WA said…
Happy Birthday Jikku
Shyam said…
Happy birthday to the cutie :)
Nero said…
Best wishes, Kid! Do we get a Birthday Special story to read?
RP said…
Happy birthday jikku!
Raga said…
Wish you a very happy B'day jikku.
May you always be the eternal inspiration to your mom for writing all her splendid stories.
Priyamvada_K said…
Happy birthday to the 3 year old big guy :)

Anonymous said…

wish on my behalf to jikku

u hosting a party for him?

Many,many happy returns to the cute little fella!
sheetal said…
happy birthday jikku chellam!!! he's adorable!!!!!
Dubukku said…
Belate B'day wishes to the cute young fella!
Anonymous said…
lovely collage!! happy birthday baby! :)
F e r r a r i said…
Belated birthday wishes to Jikku :-)
Hope podiyan had a blast :-)
R. Balaji said…
Best wishes and Many Many happy returns of the day.
Eroteme said…
Wishing bujju the best (at least what he thiniks is the best! ;-)
PVS said…
Happy Birthday Jikku
wookie said…
Belated happy birthday jikku and hope you had a great time on your birthday. What do three year olds do on their birthdays?eat lots of cake & play all day long?
IBH said…
yes, he is adorable!

Belated birthday wishes to you little fella!
Anonymous said…
Many many happy returns for the cute lil boy :)

fieryblaster said…
belated birthday wishes to jikku.
kaaju katli said…
Yeccha tuppi baba fondly remembered. Will throw away the wheat flakes and other flakes too aye, for him. One big hug and hope to see you both soonest!
Gangadhar said…
A very happy birthday to your cute kid!!

thennavan said…
Ammani, belated happy birthday wishes to Jikku :-)
Anonymous said…
Interesting! Your son shares his birthday with the president Abdul Kalam. Wishes to him for being so or even more successful in whatever he chooses to be. Belated Happy Birthday!

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