Today is the festival of Mahashivratri. It is a Hindu festival which is widely celebrated across India to worship Lord Shiv, also known as "destroyer of evil". On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar among others wished "peace" and "prosperity" for all. The festival is celebrated to honour Lord Shiva.
Here's what the celebrities had to say:
Amitabh Bachchan: Om Namah Shivay, Har Har Mahadev.
Akshay Kumar: This Maha Shivratri, may Lord Shiva bless you and your family with peace and prosperity.
Alia Bhatt: Har Har Mahadev. Happy Maha Shivratri
Maha शिवरात्रि के shubh अवसर पर आप सभी को शुभकामनायें! Jai Mahadev!🙏👍 pic.twitter.com/ljFs5FKF22— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) March 4, 2019
Raveena Tandon: Happiest wishes to everyone on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri. Jai Mahadev.
May the essence of Lord Shiva destroy all evil thoughts & negativity from within us and spread love, positivity and happiness within us, our family and our surroundings. A very happy 🕉 #Mahashivratri to you and your family 🙏 जय भोले नाथ #HarHarMahadev #महाशिवरात्रि #ting pic.twitter.com/ogMENO0cOw— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) March 4, 2019
Priety Zinta: May the essence of Lord Shiva destroy all evil thoughts and negativity from within us and spread love, positivity and happiness within us, our family and our surroundings. A very happy Maha Shivratri to you and your family.
Amrita Rao: Happy Maha Shivratri to all.
हर हर महादेव। Happy MahaShivRatri. pic.twitter.com/mI3ZrMiiH5— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) March 4, 2019
Rajkummar Rao: Har Har Mahadev. Happy Maha Shivratri.
Diljit Dosanjh: Heartiest wishes for Maha Shivratri.
Arjun Rampal: Om Namah Shivaya... Jai Shambho...Har Har Mahadev.
Mughda Godse: Wishing everyone a blessed Maha Shivratri. Har Har Mahadev...Bholenath is with everyone.
Mallika Sherawat: Happy Maha Shivratri to all
Jacky Bhagnani: Har Har Mahadev! May Lord Shiva bless us with peace and prosperity.