Bollywood celebs including Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Nushrat Bharucha, Manoj Bajpayee, Hema Malini, Randeep Hooda, Urmila Matondkar and others extended their warm greetings to fans on social media on the auspicious occasion of Eid on Monday.
Wishes for the festival started pouring in on the micro-blogging site Twitter from early this morning.
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sent lovely wishes to his followers as he shared personalised character posters extending greetings on the auspicious day.
The 77-year-old actor shared two character posters on Twitter. With the writings of ‘Eid Mubarak’ and ‘Eid Al-Fitr Mubarak’, the first poster has the actor in the looks of his 1983 released film “Coolie” character Iqbal Khan.
T 3539 – EiD Mubarak .. peace harmony and love for all .. pic.twitter.com/oNHkw7Ixwo
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 24, 2020
The second poster showcases his upcoming movie ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ character Mirza Sheikh as wishing his fans.
Taking it to another tweet, the ‘Don’ actor called for ‘peace, harmony, good health, friendship, love’ on the auspicious occasion.
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Eid Mubarak to all and the prayers on this auspicious day for peace .. for harmony .. for good health .. for friendship and love .. for ever
.. bring us together in peace and love and in the continuity of brotherhood sisterhood and family .. be ONE .. be in ONE .. pic.twitter.com/hl7L2oJmdb
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 24, 2020
“Bring us together in peace and love and in the continuity of brotherhood sisterhood and family .. be ONE .. be in ONE ..,” the star tweeted further.
Veteran actor Anupam Kher extended his Eid greetings and wished “love, peace and happiness” to his followers.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) May 24, 2020
Veteran actor Hema Malini put out a gif of a crescent moon along with a mosque and star on Twitter and wrote, “Best wishes to all celebrating Eid!.”
Best wishes to all celebrating Eid! pic.twitter.com/3gboBGtwrK
— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) May 24, 2020
Randeep Hooda put out his picture sporting a sherwani with a pearl beaded neckpiece in his full beard look on Instagram. Alongside the post, the actor extended Eid wishes and wrote, ” Re Sabne Eid ki Raam Raam #eidmubarak. Hope everyone is celebrating responsibly with their families and staying safe. We will celebrate together again soon #peace.”
Sharing the picture of the evening sky with moon, Urmila Matondkar extended Eid wishes to her fans on Twitter. She wrote, Something so very surreal, beautiful n special about Eid ka Chand #chandmubarak all you lovely people. Wishing you all loads of prosperity, peace n above all good health #eidmubarak2020 #EidAlFitr.”
Something so very surreal, beautiful n special about Eid ka Chand 🌙#chandmubarak all you lovely people. Wishing you all loads of prosperity, peace n above all good health 🙏🏼 #eidmubarak2020 #EidAlFitr pic.twitter.com/Cks6XaGgoK
— Urmila Matondkar (@UrmilaMatondkar) May 24, 2020
Raveena Tandon prayed for safety and peace on Eid and extended her warm wishes on Instagram. She wrote, “#EidMubarak! Wishing you all happiness and peace. good health and prosperity.”
Huma Qureshi congratulated on Twitter and wrote, “Chand Mubarak.” (along with a heart emoji)
Going simple with his wishes, ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ actor, Manoj Bajpayee wrote: “EID MUBARAK.”
EID MUBARAK 💫 pic.twitter.com/rda0O1Jowk
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) May 24, 2020
New face of Bollywood, Nushrat Bharucha, shared multiple pictures with her family, and a picture of her gorging on some homemade sweet dish.
Happy Bohri Eid ✨✨
From my family to yours! pic.twitter.com/N5oUyyWs93
— Nushrat Bharucha (@NushratBharucha) May 23, 2020
“Happy Bohri Eid …From my family to yours,” the 35-year-old tweeted.
Kareena Kapoor Khan on Sunday shared a glimpse of a scrumptious mutton biryani cooked by husband Saif Ali Khan on the occasion of Eid.
The ‘Angrezi Medium’ star put out a snap of the yummy dish on her Instagram Story, that was actually shared by Kareena’s sister and actor Karisma Kapoor on her Instagram. Along with the post, the ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’ star wrote, “Chef Saifu best mutton biryani ever!! insane lunch.Eid Mubarak.”
Extending ‘love and duas (prayers), Bollywood singer Adnan Sami wished his ‘dear brothers & Sisters’ a lovely Eid Mubarak.
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) May 23, 2020
Apart from prepping the feast today, people usually visit mosques, offer prayers, exchange gifts, meet and greet their loved ones, and enjoy several delicacies that are prepared on the occasion.
This year Eid is a subdued affair with COVID-induced lockdown putting a curb on social gatherings and other traditional rituals.
(With ANI inputs)