The festival is believed to celebrate the wedding of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Devotees stay awake all night, singing hymns and prayers, to seek Lord Shiva's blessings.
Here's what they have to say:
Amitabh Bachchan: Maha Shivratri greetings to all.
Vishal Dadlani: Happy Maha Shivratri to all! May the Destroyer within you destroy communalism, corruption and criminals in politics, once and for all.
Sridevi: Wishing you all on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivaratri.
Anupam Kher: Happy Maha Shivratri
Hema Malini: Maha Shivratri tonight. Wishing all of you the very best on this holy day.
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