Amitabh Bachchan and Preity Zinta Photograph:( Twitter )
Eid al-Adha or Bakrid, also known as 'Sacrifice Feast' is marked by sacrificing an animal, usually a sheep or a goat to prove devotion and love for Allah.
Bollywood celebrities including Dharmendra Deol, Anupam Kher, Preity Zinta among many others extended greetings on the occasion of Eid al-Adha on Saturday.
On the auspicious occasion, Amitabh Bachchan shared a post on Instagram as he wished his fans "Eid Al Adha .. Mubarak".
Wishing good health and happiness for everyone, Anupam Kher wrote on Twitter, "Happy #EidulAdha to all of you. May the day bring lots of happiness, good health and peace to your life. (alongside folded hands, smiling face with heart-shaped eyes emojis).
Senior actor Dharmendra Deol tweeted, "EID-AL-ADHA Mubaarak."
Posting an adorable picture of her triplets on Instagram, filmmaker Farah Khan expressed sadness over the fact that India is celebrating Eid amid COVID-19 restrictions. She wrote, "What do u mean NO EIDEE this year!??? N no BIGG EID LUNCH?? Awww man 2020 sucks.. anyway EID MUBARAK..."
"Eid Mubarak to all of you who celebrate. Love & light always #Ting," Preity Zinta wrote.
Manoj Bajapayee too took to Twitter to spread love on the occasion. "EID MUBARAK TO YOU ALL LOVE and HAPPINESS !!!!" he tweeted.
Eid al-Adha or Bakrid, also known as 'Sacrifice Feast' is marked by sacrificing an animal, usually a sheep or a goat to prove devotion and love for Allah. Post the sacrifice, devotees distribute the offering to family, friends, neighbours and especially to the poor and the needy.