Published On: Sat, Sep 12th, 2015

AR Rahman In Trouble: Fatwa Issued against him for movie on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)



MUMBAI: The Oscar-winning singer-composer AR Rahman is in trouble as fatwa has been issued against him and Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi for a movie on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

The movie is on the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) which titled as ‘Muhammad: Messenger of God’ a group of leading Sunni clerics have issued a fatwa against the 48-year-old ‘Jai Ho’ hitmaker and Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi.



Majid Majidi is a well-known Iranian filmmaker; he is famous for his movie ‘Children of Heaven’ which was nominated for Best Foreign Film at the 1998 Academy Awards.

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