Bollywood actors or stars or celebs or TV personalities who observe fast during the Holy Muslim month of Ramadan or Ramzan which is said to be the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.
Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan is heard to have observed the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in 2008. SRK told a news agency that every year he ensures “to fast at least three to four times during Ramadan.” SRK even joined others for ‘Sahari’, this event was held so the Muslim community of Mumbai.
Ramadan (also Ramadhan, Ramadaan, Ramazan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, which lasts 29 to 30 days. It is the Islamic month of fasting, in which participating Muslims refrain from eating and drinking and is intended to teach Muslims about patience, spirituality, humility and submissiveness to God. Muslims fast for the sake of God and to offer more prayer than usual. Compared to the solar calendar, the dates of Ramadan vary, moving backwards by about eleven days each year depending on the moon; thus, a person will have fasted every day of the calendar year in 34 years’ time. Muslims believe Ramadan to be an auspicious month for the revelations of God to humankind, being the month in which the first verses of the Qur’an were revealed to the Islamic prophet, Muhammad.