Entering into a competition

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I’m planning to enter a skit competition and I’m planning to use copyrighted music in the skit. If I do win the competition, Is the money I’ve won considered as haraam?


A: Don’t ever get into such a competition. Ask Allah’s forgiveness for even intending to go into such a wrong competition.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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