New Delhi: As the nation is celebrating Eid Al-Adha or Bakrid, with great religious zeal and fervor, the Bollywood stars extended their warm greetings to wish their fans on the auspicious occasion on Monday.
From the veteran Rishi Kapoor to Riteish Deshmukh, all poured in their Eid wishes on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Going simple with his wishes, Rishi wrote, “Eid Mubarak to all!”
Actor turned politician Urmila Matondkar renumerated her time in Kashmir during Eid last year and even sent her heartfelt wishes to the residents of the valley today. “I was in Kashmir on this #Eid last year..it was the most pious, cultured and joyous Eid. Now I pray for all in Kashmir that they’re out of their torture n darkness soon and with heavy heart wish you all #EidMubarak,” she tweeted.
“May this Eid bring peace, happiness, and prosperity to everyone. #Eid Mubarak,” wrote ace filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar.
Anupam Kher too wrote, “Eid Mubarak. May the lord keeps you happy.”
The holy festival of sacrifice, which falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah as per the Islamic lunar calendar is being celebrated today.
Bakra Eid or Bakrid is marked by sacrificing an animal that is close to them to prove their devotion and love for Allah. Post the sacrifice, devotees distribute the offering to family, friends, neighbours and especially to the poor and the needy.
Ritiesh who will next be seen in ‘Baaghi 3’ along with Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor also extended his greetings on this special day. “Eid Mubarak,” he tweeted.
Sending out the message of peace on this auspicious occasion, Bollywood’s diva Huma Qureshi wrote, “Eid Mubarak to everyone. Love. Peace. Joy.”
Ajay Devgn too joined the bandwagon and tweeted “Eid Mubarak all! May we relish togetherness, peace and love this year.”
Anil Kapoor: Hope you have a blessed Eid-al-Adha. May Allah give us the wisdom to cherish good fortune and the strength to endure hard times.
Iulia Vantur: Eid Mubarak! Be blessed with a lot of love, light and beautiful people around.
Shatrughan Sinha: Warm wishes on this holy festival Eid. May the Lord open the doors of happiness, joy, peace, harmony, prosperity and give us all a million reasons to make life more beautiful on this day. Eid Mubarak.
Ali Abbas Zafar: Wishing everyone a very happy Eid. Lots of love, peace and brotherhood.
Amitabh Bachchan: Greetings for Eid-al-Adha.
Kunal Kohli: Eid Mubarak, Tyohaar hai Gale milne ka, saath khaana khaane ka. With a hug we come so close that trust is built. Sharing a meal is doing the basics of survival together. Celebrating festivals together is merging faiths to result in Love. Dua mein yaad rakhna
Soni Razdan: This Eid thoughts are for Kashmir. Praying for you all to have a peaceful Eid and that you all very soon are able to live freely again. May peace and love prevail. Love you Eid Mubarak.
Adnan Sami: Eid Mubarak to everyone with lots of love and duas.
Rahul Dholakia: Eid Mubarak.
Mallika Sherawat: Eid Mubarak to all of you.
Apart from prepping the feast today, people also visit mosques, offer prayers, exchange gifts, meet and greet their loved ones and together enjoy several delicacies that are prepared on the occasion.