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Hyderabad seminary issues fatwa against Priya Varrier's viral song

Jamia Nizamia issued a fatwa against Malayalam movie Oru Adaar love song 'Manikya Malaraye Poove'

ANI  |  Hyderabad 

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Priya Prakash Varrier in a scene from the film.

Jamia Nizamia, one of the oldest Islamic seminaries of higher learning for Muslims belonging to Sunnis in India, on Thursday issued a fatwa against Malayalam movie Oru Adaar love song 'Manikya Malaraye Poove'.

The fatwa was issued stating the lyrics of the viral song featuring 'Crush' Varrier need to be changed or removed.

The seminary urged the concerned authorities to remove or delete the song before releasing of the movie.

A group of people in on Wednesday also registered an FIR against Varrier's expressions in the song saying that the lyrics "hurts the sentiments of the Muslim community".

First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 19:39 IST
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