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  • Supernatural Characters in Games and Movies Date: 20-9-2021

    Salaam,I've read in one of your fatwas that reading about characters with fictional superpowers is permissible as long as those powers aren't divine - is this just restricted to raising the dead, seeing the future and creating out of nothing or is there more to it? Also what if the powers involve creating something from a limited source, not out of.. More

  • He Clicked on the Button 'Let's Create Some Magic' Date: 20-9-2021

    My question is:Yesterday, I opened an website. Which was providing web hosting for free. And I signed up with my account. After that there was a button their which said "Let's create some magic". And I clicked on that. There was no actual magic in their. Now, I want to know whether I was sinful for that or not? .. More

  • No Harm in Acting According to this Hadeeth Date: 16-7-2020

    Assalam aalekum it is Hadith in musnad ahmad(27450) from umme hani( may Allah be pleased with her) said prophet said recite 100 times SubhanAllah it is equivalent to freeing 100 slaves from the children of Ismail. Recite Alhamdulillah it is equivalent to giving 100 horses in jihad .is the above Hadith authentic .does shoaib arnaout rahimaullah have.. More

  • No Islamic Preponderant Benefit in Seeing Films Date: 11-10-2018

    salam. its a fiqhi principle that a small harm can be tolerated for a greater benefit. the entertainment industry is full of haram and we have very few halal alternatives. so we need halal songs, movies, etc. to produce halal songs and movies, we need to learn the technology(in case of movies, which might involve watching some scened with women without.. More

  • Woman playing role of man for female audience Date: 13-12-2017

    In the name of Allah. Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am a female studying in a female-only university. We have a stage show coming soon (only for females), and I have been selected to act like a man. Is it permissible for me to dress like a man, in front of a female-only audience in a stage show? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Muslim playing role of non-Muslim in films Date: 9-11-2017

    My friend was a Muslim who used to act in movies. I saw him portray a non-Muslim in some of the films which he acted in. I told him to repent for that, but unfortunately he died accidently without repenting. My question is: was my friend still a Muslim at the time of his death? His intention was pure, as he told me that he only did this for the sake.. More

  • Depicting Muslim Imaams in movies Date: 8-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know from a fatwa onIslamweb that depicting Companions in movies is haram. So what about Islamic personalities or historical figures like Imam Abu haneefah or Omar Mukhtar? .. More

  • Creating website for streaming movies Date: 13-7-2016

    In the Name of Allaah. Praise be to Allaah. Assalaamu alaykum. I have the opportunity to create a website to make money off of streaming movies. The films will be of a mixed genre such as drama, documentaries, action, children's movies, and so on. However, users will upload their own films. I am not uploading the films myself, I am just providing the.. More

  • Watching series that depicts Companions Date: 22-4-2016

    There was a tv series on MBC1 channel in 2012 named 'Omar Series'. As the name suggests, it was on the life of Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, in which all of the Companions were depicted. The accuracy of the series is very high. Is it okay if I give the series to a non-practicing Muslim as an alternative to his daily haram entertainment? .. More

  • Children playing game of Muslims and disbelievers fighting or chasing each other Date: 6-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it allowed for children to play with toys and pretend that Muslims and disbelievers are fighting each other; or if the children themselves enact it themselves without toys, so that they joust or run away and catch each other? Another case is that in which they play similiar games and one child is a criminal and another is a police.. More

  • Watching movies whose plots involve foretelling future Date: 15-3-2016

    Can you give a more detailed explanation on fatwa no. 225778 about fortune telling in movies from this website. I am confused with the explanation, what if the fortune teller in the movies only says something about the future in that movie only (as part of the plot) and not the future in the real world that we are living in right now? I am asking this.. More

  • Representing the horrors of the Day of Judgment with images from world events Date: 10-10-2015

    Assalamalaikum Shaikh,I have a question on a video wich I have found on youtube. I think it is a beneficial reminder for the young people and thats why I want to translate it into german. But My question is wether its content and images are in accordance with the sharia.I would be verry grateful if you can take a look at the video. Its only about 5-6.. More

  • Making a movie about magic and jinn Date: 30-4-2015

    Alsalamu Alikum, I'm a filmmaker/producer and that's my main area of study also.I'm thinking of producing a film about sorcerers and how they use sehr (magic) to hurt people. It's about a young man who's affected by magic and the trauma that he goes through. The narrative concentrates on the history of magicians and the consequences of magic that's.. More

  • Ruling on acting out the role of an unbeliever Date: 11-2-2015

    Audoo bilahi minashytan ir rajeem bismillah hir rahman ir raheem asalamulaykum warahmatulahi wabarakatu, i alhumdulilah was speaking about Christianity and Islam at my house. I was acting like you know a big conference and whatever. However my brother was there, and we did like a QandA session. In the session he acted like a person from another religeon(so.. More

  • It is not Kufr to watch movies containing Kufr, but it is sinful Date: 14-12-2014

    Assalamu alaikum. Is it kufr to watch and enjoy movies or tv series that have kufr in them? I used to enjoy watching films/movies/tv series that have magic, power or ability to travel back in time, or concept of the future, or greek mythology, aliens, intergalactic travels, and the like..I enjoyed watching them I don't believe them. What I believe is.. More