While Bollywood hunk John turned 41 this year, Riteish turned 35 years of age.
The duo not only share the birth date but has also shared screen space in Sajid Khan's comedy blockbuster 'Housefull 2'.
John, who earned the Filmfare Best Debut Award nomination for 'Jism' charmed the audiences with 'Dhoom' , and has received two Filmfare Award nominations, for his negative roles in 'Dhoom', and 'Zinda'.
The actor tasted critical success with the film 'Water'.
Hailing form the modelling industry, he has not only earned the tag of being a sexy actor but has also delivered some commercial hits like 'Garam Masala', 'Dostana', 'Housefull 2', ' Race 2' and 'Shootout at Wadala' among others.
John produced his first production 'Vicky Donor' which was a critical and commercial success. The film bagged him a National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.
He also made a significant mark in the film 'Madras Cafe'.
The actor has a long list of upcoming films which include, 'Is Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon', 'Hamara Bajaj', 'Phillum City', 'Welcome Back' and 'Dostana 2' among others.
Comedy hero Riteish on the other hand has made the audience laugh with films like 'Masti', 'Heyy Babyy', 'Dhamaal', 'Housefull', 'Double Dhamaal', 'Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya', 'Housefull 2' and 'Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum'.
Riteish also owns 'Veer Marathi' Celebrity Cricket League and is also the team's captain.
He recently appeared in the box office with his film 'Grand Masti'.
His upcoming films include 'Humshakals', 'The Villain', 'Idhar Udhar' and 'Dhamaal 2'.
The actor got married to actress Genelia D'Souza in 2012.
Wishing her husband on his special day, Genelia Deshmukh tweeted:"Happy Birthday Navra @riteishd . May you have the bestttttesttttt Bday ever and the Bestttestttt year ahead."
The film fraternity did not lag behind either in wishing Riteish on Twitter.
Actor Ashish Chowdhry tweeted:"By now,d world knows today is a super special day 4 me. D day my brother @Riteishd was born. Luv u most bro! It'll be ur fabbest year ever!!"
Actress Bipasha Basu wished the actor by saying:"Happy happy birthday @Riteishd !Wish u love success and happiness forever!Love n hugs!"
Director Ken Ghosh tweeted:" Happy birthdays Ritz! @Riteishd.'
Director Nikhil Advani tweeted:"Hey!!! Happy birthday @Riteishd. Have a super year... Cheers!!!"
Actor Arshad Warsi wished him by tweeting:"Happy Birthday to one of the sweetest guy I know... @Riteishd Have a super duper year bro...."
Actor Jackky Bhagnani tweeted,"Wishing my elder bro @Riteishd a very happy bdayyy n have a super year ahead n where is d pardyyyy."
--IBNS (Posted on 17-12-2013)