English-American director Christopher Nolan celebrates his 49th birthday today and Twitterati could not keep calm. His fans have taken to the micro-blogging site to greet him and appreciate his great work in the industry.

The director who is known for his non-linear form of narration has given his audiences numerous impeccable movies.

Nolan began making short-movies when he was 7 years old with his father’s camera and later went on to make his first feature film Following in 1998 on a budget of approximately $6000.

Memento, which released in 2000, was his second film. He directed the movie with his own screenplay based on a short story written by his brother Jonathan. While the movie brought him numerous honours, the director went on to make the psychological thriller Insomnia in 2002, starring Al Pacino, Robin Williams and Hilary Swank.

Nolan’s career took a huge leap when he was awarded the opportunity to revive the Batman franchise in 2005.

Here are 10 movies of Christopher Nolan that should not be missed:

1. Following

2. Memento

3. Insomnia

4. Batman Begins

5. The Prestige

6. The Dark Knight

7. Inception

8. The Dark Knight Rises

9. Interstellar

10. Dunkirk

The director is currently working on a spy-thriller Tenet in which Bollywood actress Dimple Kapadia is in the lead cast. Leaked pictures from the movie’s sets hit the internet on Monday (July 30) and people are going crazy over Kapadia’s look in the movie.