Using cartoon characters for a business brand

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is it haram to use a cartoon style character like angry bird or lego character to brand a business for example a cartoon cat holding cat food will that be considered haram as I heard image making is haram and animating them to life please need a answer.


A: All types of photography of animate objects are impermissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)