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.
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.
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 Veira 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.