MUMBAI — On the occasion of Eid al-Adha Sept. 2, popular actress Gulfam Khan said that she celebrates the festival by feeding orphans.
“Eid al-Adha is an Eid of sacrifice. Though the Holy Quran does mention sacrificing an animal, I think like most of the times it has a deeper meaning. So, as far as my thoughts are concerned, I believe we are supposed to sacrifice something dear to us in the path of good,” Khan said in a statement.
“It can be something materialistic or even something emotionally bonding. It shows what length you will go to stand by the right... I still have to go a long way to reach that height, but as of now I try and feed orphans on this day.”
“Sometimes I do it by being present over there physically and a lot of times when the orphanages or the underprivileged are in farfetched places, I see to it that the food reaches them and they can feast, too, like us… May Allah grant us the patience, love and wisdom to walk the right path,” she added.
Khan is best known for her roles in shows like “Naamkarann” and “Khwaabon Ki Zamin Par.”