It is a common practice in the industry that the fans normally release a common display picture for their actor and normally for the special occasion everyone shows their support to the actor.
Possibly for the first time ever, an actor has changed his profile picture to celebrate his fan’s birthday.
A source says, “Fans and fan clubs on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook release a CDP – common display picture – for their stars weeks ahead of their birthdays. Every fan then uses that photo as their DP and this is a form of online celebration to ring in their favourite idol’s birthday. But, probably in a first, Sibiraj has changed his display picture to one with a fan to wish him a happy birthday.”
The actor changed his DP this morning – to a photo in which he is with his fan, Barath Vijay – and tweeted, “#NewProfilePic @BarathVijay02#HappyBirthdayBarath (sic).”
A moved Barath wrote on his handle, “உங்கள் அன்புக்கு ஈடு இனையில்லை அண்ணா….. என் அன்பு கலந்த அண்ணண் @Sibi_Sathyaraj அவர்களுக்குமனமார்ந்த நன்றிகள் அண்ணா (sic).” This gesture has struck a chord with many of Sibi’s fans, who have thanked him online.