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Eid-al-Adha 2017: Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher wishes fans on ‘Festival of Sacrifice’.

Eid-al-Adha 2017- Amitabh Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher wish 'Eid Mubarak' on Twitter.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: September 02, 2017 10:53 IST ]
Image Source : INDIA TV Eid-al-Adha 2017-Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi wish Eid Mubarak

Eid-al-Adha is a festival celebrated by all the Muslim communities around the world. It is also known as ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ as its history dates back to Prophet Ibrahim who agreed to sacrifice his own son to God. After the intervention of angels, his son was switched with a sheep. Ever since then, Muslims all around the world sacrifice a goat or a sheep to God to express their faith and loyalty to him. Amid the air of festivities all around, Bollywood celebrities took to social media to wish the masses. Many popular names like Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor wish their fans on Eid al-Adha. They also wished that this year will be filled with joy, love and peace for them. 

Here's what they have tweeted: 

Amitabh Bachchan: Eid Mubarak.

Shabana Azmi: Eid Mubarak everybody. May peace, joy, prosperity come everybody's way.

Anupam Kher: Eid Mubarak to all. Love, peace and happiness always.

Anil Kapoor: Wherever you are in the world, and however you choose to celebrate today, I wish you and your loved ones a very happy and peaceful. Eid Al-Adha!

Boman Irani: Eid Al-Adha Mubarak! Peace, happiness and prosperity to one and all!

Also Read: Eid al-Adha 2017: Significance and history of ‘festival of sacrifice’


Manoj Bajpayee: Eid Mubarak to you all.

Ekta Kapoor: Eid Mubarak to all Muslims around the world and may the blessings of Allah be with you today, tomorrow and always. 

Madhur Bhandarkar: Eid Mubarak. Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed Eid. Peace, happiness, prosperity. 

Arbaaz Khan: Eid Mubarak to everyone peace and happiness; love and forgiveness. 

Sajid Khan: To all my friends... Eid Mubarak. 

Amit Sadh: The moon has been sighted. The samosas are ready. Here comes Eid so just go steady lots of duas is all I request. Just wanted to wish you Eid Mubarak. 

Eid-al-Adha is celebrated around the world following the footsteps of Ibrahim’s sacrifice and strength of faith. The Muslim communities sacrifice a goat. The meat is distributed into three parts. One-third is consumed by the family, the other third is distributed among friends and relatives and the remaining third is provided to the destitute. 

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