His face is radiant, just like a shining star.
(al-Haythami, Al-Qawl al-Mukhtasar, p. 33; Al-Muttaqi al-Hindi, Al-Burhan fi Alamat al-Mahdi, p. 22)
The Mahdi is a beautiful young man, with a beautiful face. The radiance of his face rises to his head and the black of his beard. (Ikdud Durer, The Mahdi and His Teachings, p. 153)
His face is radiant like a shining star. (The Book of Portents of the Mahdi of the End Times, p. 33)
Our Prophet (saas) said: "The Mahdi, aged 40, is one of my line. His face is like a star shining star in the sky." (Ali Ibn Sultan Muhammad al-Qaari al-Harawi al-Hanafi, Risalat Mashrab al Vardi fi Mazhabi 'l Mahdi)
Said the Mesenger of Allah (saas): "The Mahdi is one of my children. His face is like a bright star. (Al-Uqayli, An-Najmu's-saqib)
He is lovely of face. The light of his face gives him majesty.
(Fera Idu Fevaidi'l Fiqr)
He (the Mahdi) is a young man of medium stature and with a beautiful face . The radiance of his face shines like day in his hair, beard, and the blackness of his head, and gives him greatness. (Al-Uqayli, An-Najmu's-saqib)
His face is like a bright star. (Mer'iy ibn Yusuf ibn Abu Bakr)
(Fera Idu Fevaidi'l Fiqr Fi'l Imam al-Mahdi al-Muntadhar)
But when she heard of their malicious talk, she sent for them and made them a sumptuous meal and then she gave a knife to each of them.
She said, Go out to them. When they saw him, they were amazed by him and cut their hands. They said, Allah preserve us! This is no man. What can this be but a noble angel here! (Surah Yusuf, 31)