In 1973 'The Three Musketeers', 'The Exorcist', 'Yaadon Ki Baaraat', 'Zanjeer' ruled the movie box office and songs from 'Bobby', 'Anamika', 'Abhimaan' dominated the radio airwaves.
Also that year many of today's prominent stars were born -Aishwarya Rai, Maika Arora Khan, Urmila Matondkar. See which stars turn the big 40 in 2013.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan:
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Even at 40, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan continues to be World's most beautiful woman. Known for her beauty and acting prowess, the diva will turn 40 this November.
Maliaka Arora Khan:
Malaika Arora Khan as she attends the 'Colors Golden Petal Awards' ceremony (AFP)
'Munni of Bollywood' Malaika Arora Khan continues to be the sexiest mother in B-Town. Recently turned producer, Malaika will turn 40 this October.
Prabhudeva (L) attend the Zee Cine Awards 2013 ceremony. (AFP)
Bollywood's Michael Jackson, Prabhudeva will be seen acting and directing many films this years. He will turn 40 in April.
Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar:
Still from top-rated television show ‘Bade Achhe Lagte Hain’, featuring Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar on Sony channel. (SUPPLIED)
The soap opera faces of Indian television, Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar, will also turn 40 this year.
Uday Chopra (Sanskriti Media and Entertainment/AFP)
Uday Chopra, who has given up on acting, will be seen in the last installment of 'Dhoom' series. He turned 40 this January.
Sonu Niigaam (L) (FACEBOOK)
Sonu Niigaam rose to fame with his albums like 'Deewana' in the mid 90s and later went on to become a popular playback singer in Bollywood. He will enter the 40s club in July this year.
Heidi Klum arrives at the People’s Choice Awards. (AP)
Multi-talented Heidi Klum is yet another celebrity to enter her 40s this year.
Adrien Brody arrives for the opening ceremony of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival at Emirates Palace October 14, 2010. (REUTERS)
Best known for his role in 'Pianist', actor Adrien Brody is yet another Hollywood star to enter the 40s club.
Himesh Reshammiya perform during Umang 2013. (Sanskriti)
In forty years of his life, Himesh Reshammiya has tried it all. From being a music composer to a singer to an actor to a producer, Himesh is the jack of all trades. He will turn 40 in July.
Diana Hayden was crowned Miss World 1997 at the age of 24 and four years later she made her screen debut in the film version of Shakespeare's Othello in South Africa. Dana will be turning 40 this May.
Urmila Matondkar at the 58th Idea Filmfare Awards night on January 20, 2013. (Sanskriti Media and Entertainment)
After making her debut as a child artist Urmila Matondkar shot to fame with 1995 release 'Rangeela'. The Bollywood's sex symbol will soon be turning 40.
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