Bollywood stars send their Eid wishes
Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar, Anil Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra among others have wished their fans on Eid, hoping that the year will be filled with sweetness of the sevai, joy and peace.
Bachchan, 74, wrote, "Eid mubarak".
The "Pink" star also took to his blog and dwelled upon the importance of celebrating various festivals in a country like India.
"The festive inputs of celebrations and important religious events gives us all a sense of belonging and prayer... A prayer of togetherness and oneness and respect and peace... May it all last this way ever..." he wrote.
"Namaskar. Aap sab ko Eid mubarak (Eid mubarak to all of you)," wrote Mangeshkar and shared the link of her song, "Mujhe Mil Gaya Bahana Teri Deed Ka".
Anil tweeted, "Wishing you all a very happy Eid, And hoping that all the things you wish for will be yours through out the year!! #EidMubarak."
"Eid Mubarak to everyone celebrating...may this year bring us all peace ,love and an abundance of happiness..."Priyanka posted.
Actress Anushka Sharma wrote, "May the goodness and blessings of God be with you all. #EidMubarak to all."
As the festival is about breaking a month-long fast, artistes such as veteran actress Shabana Azmi, Swara Bhasker and "Aligarh" director Hansal Mehta called on everyone to gorge on Eid-special delicacies.
Azmi wrote, "Eid mubarak sabko (Eid mubarak to all).
Bring on the biryani and the sheer qorma. It's the official Gluttony Day. If you don't pass out with food qorma to Eid nahi hui."
Swara tweeted, "Happy Eid everyone! Love and peace...
Save me some sevaiin!"
"Eid mubarak and happy feasting to all. What's your menu today? Mine - mutton do pyaaza, bakar khani, kimaami sevai, masoor dal, saffron rice," Mehta said.
Actress Huma Qureshi prayed for "peace, love, safety, good health."
"#EidMubaarak my lovelies, may you have love, light and peace," wrote Bhumi Pednekar.
Actor Suniel Shetty tweeted, "May this Eid bring lots of happiness and may you celebrate it with all the loved ones who are the reason for all your happiness #EidMubarak."
Other celebrities such as Varun Dhawan, Shahid Kapoor, Hema Malini, Anupam Kher and Farhan Akhtar also wished Eid mubarak to fans.