Watching a movie on the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu anhum)

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Q: Qatar made a movie named as Umar (radhiyallahu anhu) series. There is nothing odd in the movie. The movie is based on Islamic history. There are characters of Sahaabah (radhiyallahu anhum). Is it right to watch the movie or not?


A: It is not at all right.

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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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