Celebrities From All Over the World Wishing Muslims a “Ramadan Kareem” This Year

Via The National.

By Muhammed Aladdin

The holy month of Ramadan is upon us; Muslims from all across the globe observe the month of fasting as an act of worship to God. With spiritual vibes spreading through the Arab World, followers of the faith come together in prayers; it is a chance for each Muslim to become the best version of themselves.

A month of peace and love, Ramadan is one of the defining pillars of Islam, and many familiar faces, from celebrities to well-established organizations, came together to greet the Muslim community for the arrival of the holy month. Here is our list of the public figures who wished all Muslims a “Ramadan Kareem” this year.

Amitabh Bachchan

The legendary Bollywood Star Amitabh Bachchan made sure to wish all his Muslim fans a graceful Ramadan. The 72-year-old actor is one of the leading voices on co-existence and mutual understanding in India.

Reema Bandar Al-Saud

Saudi Arabia’s first ever female ambassador, Princess Reema Bandar Al-Saud, took to Twitter to greet the Muslim people in the holy month of Ramadan. Serving as an ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United States of America, the princess is of the most prominent advocates of women rights in the kingdom.

Sami Yusuf

British Singer and Songwriter Sami Yusuf is well-known for his spiritual music style. On Friday, Yusuf released his Ramadan-inspired single “Call My Name”. “I released ‘Call My Name’ this month precisely because it is a song about remembering our origin,” Yusuf said. “Ramadan is about remembrance,” he continued.

Bernie Sanders

On the first day of Ramadan, Vermont Senator and U.S. Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders wished Muslims around the world a Ramadan Mubarak on Twitter. The presidential contender is leading the fight against discrimination in his home country, relaying a message of integration and acceptance.

Liverpool FC

On the eve of the first day of Ramadan, our favorite English football team, Liverpool FC, tweeted “Ramadan Kareem” to the Muslim community, making it their second year in a row. It seems that Mo Salah is pushing the football community’s narrative in the UK to someplace good.

Theresa May

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Speaking of the UK, the British Prime Minister Theresa May, despite all the Brexit hassle, took to Twitter to express her good wishes to Muslims in the UK and around the world.

Manchester City

Manchester City, another Premier League contender, has joined the fray in wishing Muslims a Ramadan Mubarak. It is worth mentioning that Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, owns City Football Group, which consists of Manchester City FC.

Riyad Mahrez

Algerian Footballer Riyad Mahrez, a winger for Manchester City FC, took to Twitter as well to wish fellow faith followers ‘good health’. The 28-year-old is one of the well-established talents in the football world, being named CAF’s 2016 African Footballer of the Year and the World’s Most Expensive African player, after his EUR 60 million transfer fee.

George Takei

Star Trek’s Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu, who is also known as George Taki, has expressed his greetings to all his Muslim fans all over the world. The American actor and director has been a staple of the 80’s sci-fi phenomenon Star Trek.

Enes Kanter

In a heartwarming Tweet, Enes Kanter, Swiss-born Turkish professional NBA Player, captured the true essence of Ramadan, welcoming those of different faiths to the spirit of the Holy Month. The eyes of the world are on Kanter right now as it is the first time he fasts while playing in the NBA’s postseason.

Mohamed Hadid

On Instagram, the American-Palestinian real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid posted about Ramadan’s spirit, asking his followers to share the pains of others and come closer to God through selfless deeds.

WE SAID THIS: Ramadan Kareem, everybody!

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