Islam holds its name in the most followed religions in the world. Islamic people believe in following a daily routine that makes them feel more connected to the Almighty and offer prayers that they call as Namaaz. there is something called fatwa in the laws of Islam.
A fatwa is an Islamic religious ruling, which is supposed to be a scholarly opinion on a matter of Islamic law and is issued by a recognized religious authority. there are a lot of fatwas that are issued by knowledgeable and intellectual people of the Islamic community.since recent, some fatwas have been issued against some of the celebrities and organizations. the reason for issuing fatwas are absolutely weird and have created a lot of controversy in the country.
We have a list of 11 weird Fatwas which were actually issued.
1. Fatwa against A.R. Rahman for the movie ‘Muhammad: The Messenger of God’
A fatwa was issued againstA.R. Rahman due to direct the music in the movie which is based on the childhood life of Islamic prophet Muhammad. The movie was made in Iran. the fatwa was issued by a Sunni Muslim group located in Mumbai, India.
2. Fatwa against Harivansh Ri Bachchan for Madhushala
the fatwa was issued against Harivansh RI Bachchan, the father of Amitabh Bachchan. he is a great writer. His work is truly appreciated for its deep depictions and Sufi incantations. his book was published in 2015 and is a book of 135 Ruba’i, verses of four lines. The title of the book, Madhushala, translates to The House of Wine, and a fatwa was issued against because he was praising wine.
3. Fatwa against Salman Khan for his Madame Tussaud’s Wax Statue
One of the most handsome and controversial Star of Bollywood Salman Khan also got trapped in fatwa controversy. the fatwa was issued against him for he permitted the Madame Tussaud’s Museum to create his wax statue.
4. Fatwa against Shah Rukh Khan, for his comments and words against Islam
Even the King of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan was not spared from the fatwa. A fatwa was issued against him for making allegations and comments against Islam. But SRK denied all these allegations and said that he was told wrong and later the fatwa was dismissed against him.
5. Fatwa against Veena Malik for her show, and acting role
Pakistani sensation Veena Malik faces fatwa. The reason for issuing a fatwa is that some websites were communicated for their “objectionable” photographs. She was also criticized for breaking the sacred institution of “Nikah” because she had signed a contract, where her role was to choose a groom for himself in a reality show, ‘Swayamvar, which is called Veena ka Vivah. ‘
6. Fatwa against Sonu Nigam for his controversial tweet about Azaan
Sonu Nigam faced a major slamming all over India for his controversial tweet about Azaan. This was the reason why a fatwa was issued against Sonu. Maulvi Syed Shah Atef said that Rs. 10 Lakh will be awarded to shave Sonu’s head off, to which Sonu replied, “Today at 2 pm Aalim will come to my place, and shave my head. Keep your 10 lakhs ready Maulvi.”
7. Fatwa against Mosque Rebuilt by Indian Army
The Fatwa was issued against Indian Army for Rebuilt mosque. The fatwa did state that the mosque should only be built by Muslims, and because the mosque was built by the Indian Army, where people of different religions were also involved, the mosque stands inappropriate. The fatwa was issued by Mufti in Kashmir.
8. Fatwa against Salman Rushdie for his novel
Salman Rushdie is a novelist, His fourth novel, “The Satanic Verses”, published in 1988, its based on the life of Prophet Muhammad. but Muslim found that the novel depicted a very false image of the prophet, so a fatwa was issued against his name.
9. Fatwa against Taslima Nasreen
the Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen was slammed for her controversial remarks on Hajj and Eid-ul-Zuha, and thus a fatwa was issued against her name.
10. Fatwa against Muslims who join BJP
It was announced by Imran Kidwai, that the fatwas will be issued for those who joined Bjp , it’s the way to prevent Muslims from joining the BJP.
11. Fatwa against Sania Mirza for her clothing
Sania is a famous tennis star, the fatwa was issued against her for her tennis dress code. She was accused by the Muslim groups, for wearing Lawn Tennis clothes while playing Lawn Tennis. The communities want her to wear long tunics and headscarves while playing.