Q: I’m not a Muslim but my mother in law is… I want to clarify if it is an Islamic teaching that watching tv or movies is evil?
A: It is not permissible. For further details, refer to http://m.muftionline.co.za/node/12190
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)