11 Weird Fatwas Against Celebrities You Won’t Believe Were Actually Issued


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. But, there is something called fatwa in the laws of Islam. A fatwa is a nonbinding but authoritative legal opinion or learned interpretation or a ruling on a point of Islamic law given by a recognized authority.

So, there are a lot of fatwas that are issued by knowledgeable and intellectual people of the Islamic community. And, since recent years, some fatwas have been issued against some of the celebrities and organizations for one or more reasons. And guess what, these reasons don’t always make a lot of sense. Some reasons 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. Check the list below:

1. Fatwa against A.R. Rahman for a the movie ‘Muhammad: The Messenger of God’

This movie was released in 2015 and is set in the sixth century. The story of the movie revolves around the childhood of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The movie was made in Iran. A.R. Rahman directed the music in the movie and a fatwa was issued against A.R. Rahman by a Sunni Muslim group located in Mumbai, India.

Muhammad The Messenger of God - Fatwa AR Rahaman

2. Fatwa against Harivansh Ri Bachchan for Madhushala

This book was published in 2015 and is a book of 135 Ruba’i, verses of four lines, composed by Harivansh Rai Bachchan, the father of Amitabh Bachchan. His work is truly appreciated for its deep depictions and Sufi incantations. The title of the book, Madhushala, translates to The House of Wine, and a fatwa was issued against Harivansh Rai Bachchan because he was praising wine.

Weird Fatwa on Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Mumbai Mirror

3. Fatwa against Salman Khan for his Madame Tussaud’s Wax Statue

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum of London is famous worldwide for making very similar wax statues of famous people and celebrities. Salman Khan, who is among the most renowned actors of Bollywood, had to deal with a fatwa issued against him because he permitted the Madame Tussaud’s Museum to create his wax statue.

Bizzare Fatwa against salman khan



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