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Bollywood tweets Eid Mubarak!

Sony Sheetal Tirkey, Hindustantimes.com  New Delhi, October 16, 2013
First Published: 15:36 IST(16/10/2013) | Last Updated: 17:02 IST(16/10/2013)

With Diwali in the offing and Durga Puja, Navratri, Dussehra almost culminating with Eid, India's diverse holiday season doesn't get any bigger. Festive fervour got the best of Bollywood biggies who flocked to social networking sites to spread Eid greetings on the auspicious occasion.

Bollywood A-listers like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Akshay Kumar joined many others on twitter to reach out and greet their fanbase.

Ailing megastar Amitabh Bachchan who is down with fever and stomach infection tweeted-- 'Eid Mubarrak to all ... peace and prosperity ever.'

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Known for his generous ways and charity initiatives controversial Bollywood star Salman Khan simply said --' Eid Mubarak Everyone!'

Just back from the Temptations Tour, Bollywood's ever gorgeous dancing diva Madhuri Dixit Nene wrote--'Eid Mubaarak!!'

Still high on the success of her international single Exotic and string of awards for her recent stellar performances Priyanka Chopra seems to have a lot to be thankful for, as she wished her fans saying--'Eid Mubarak to everyone celebrating today..It's a time to reflect on how much life has given us..What we have and to be grateful for it all.'

Actor Anupam Kher said--'Eid Mubarak to All straight from Charminar. Love, Peace & Happiness Always.:)' and also posted a picture of the monument with his message.

Bollywood official ribtickler Boman Irani posted--'Eid Mubarak to one and all!!!!!

National Award winning director Madhur Bhandarkar prayed for peace as he tweeted--'May the divine blessings of Allah bring us hope, faith, peace,and joy forever on this auspicious occasion. Eid Mubarak.'

Actress Ameesha Patel tweeted-- 'Wishing all my tweethearts a v v happy eid mubarak...' while former model-actor Amrita Arora seemed thrilled ahead of festivities and feasting, said-- 'Eid Mubarakkkkkk!Smelling the awsome aroma,s of the yummy food that awaits us!!yummm.Love n peace to all.Keep spreading love 2day n always! (sic)'

Tennis star Sania Mirza who has had a pretty satisfying season so far joined the girl gang in spreading festive greetings--'Celebrating faith, sacrifice, family, love and togetherness..Eid Mubarak everyone, eat loottsssss.'

Some celebs revealed their Biriyani fixation as actress Neetu Chandra wrote-- 'Eid Mubarak to Everyone again. Who all are sending me Biriyani?' while TV star Sumona Chakravarti of Comedy Nights With Kapil tweeted-- 'Eid Mubarak!!! Am missing Lucknow n the biryani... ??'

Actresses who have been missing from the spotlight off late also took to twitter with Esha Deol chirping--'EID MUBARAK', and dimpled beauty Preity Zinta posting--'Eid Mubarak to all my friends who celebrate in India and all over the world ! Lots of love, Peace and happiness always...'

'May Allah Bless You And Your Dear Ones With Peace, Prosperity And Happiness On The Auspicious Occasion Of Eid-ul-zuha. Eid Mubarak'-- tweeted Isha Koppikar.

Personalities from the music industry also logged on to their twitter accounts to greet their fans.

'Eid Mubarak, all. Find the true spirit of love, and place it above all religion. It exists in music, in art, in brotherhood, and in us' wrote singer-musician Vishal Dadlani.

Having made a successful headstart in Bollywood, Pakistani singer Ali Zafar asked his fans-- 'The spirit of Eid is "sacrifice". C yourself making one today? (sic)'

Meanwhile Punjabi pop icon Daler Mehendi tweeted--'Salam to all my friends and fans , Wishing everybody Happy Eid Mubarak.'

Personalities from the sports world also posted Eid tweets.

'Eid Ul Adha Mubarak !! May Allah Grant You And Your Loved Ones Happiness And Prosperity On This Blessed Day' tweeted cricketer Zaheer Khan. While spinning sensation Harbhajan Singh wrote--'Eid-ul-azha mubarak may Allah shower countless blessings upon you and your family. Big hug to u all. Eid mubarak'

Wimbeldon legend Boris Becker posted--'Eid Mubarak to all of my Muslim Friends and Fans!!'

Cashing on the festive spirit on her film's release, actress Aditi Rao Hydari tweeted --'EId Mubarak!!! Now go watch #boss- my first film as eye candy- seetiyan bhi zaroori hain!!;)' 

Akshay Kumar who will be seen as Boss that releases on Eid posted--'Eid Mubarak to all those celebrating. Hope you are enjoying all the festivities with your family and friends.'

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Anchor-VJ Manish Paul who will debut with his soon to be released flick Mickey Virus posted 'Eid mubarak to all my tweeties:):)...love u all.'

The festivities also saw a rather sobre side of controversial model-actor Poonam Pandey who tweeted-- 'May Allah's love and protection give you and your family peace and happiness and lead you to Bliss on this Eid. EID MUBARAK.'

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