Munawar Faruqui: News

01 Jul 2024


Munawar Faruqui shares first snap with wife; celebrates one-month anniversary

Bigg Boss 17 winner Munawar Faruqui recently confirmed his second marriage to makeup artist Mehzabeen Coatwala. The couple had previously hinted at their union but had not officially announced it until now.

04 Jun 2024

Kishwer Merchant

Newly married Munawar Faruqui unveils next project

Bigg Boss 17 champion Munawar Faruqui recently announced his first professional venture after his reported wedding to makeup artist Mehzabeen Coatwala.

28 May 2024

Hina Khan

Munawar Faruqui's second marriage was 'surprise' to 'BB17's Jigna Vora  

Bigg Boss 17 contestant and former journalist Jigna Vora, recently expressed her astonishment at the news of fellow participant Munawar Faruqui's second marriage.

27 May 2024

Bigg Boss

'BB 17' winner Munawar Faruqui marries in private ceremony: Report 

Standup comedian and Bigg Boss 17 winner, Munawar Faruqui, has reportedly married for the second time.

27 Mar 2024

Mumbai Police

Mumbai hookah bar raid: Comedian Munawar Faruqui among 14 detained

Munawar Faruqui, a stand-up comedian and winner of Bigg Boss 17, was one of 14 individuals apprehended by Mumbai Police during a raid at a local hookah bar.

11 Mar 2024


The best memes born out of Elvish-Maxtern's 'fight' and reconciliation 

If you are an avid X user, your timeline must be replete with tweets, videos, and photos about Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner Elvish Yadav's altercation with gamer and YouTuber Maxtern.

09 Mar 2024


Elvish Yadav booked for alleged assault on YouTuber Maxtern

On Friday, X (Twitter) and Instagram were abuzz with a video of Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner and YouTuber Elvish Yadav assaulting fellow YouTuber-gamer Maxtern (whose real name is Sagar Thakur).

08 Mar 2024


Watch: Elvish attacks YouTuber following criticism over friendship with Munawar

Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner and controversies' old friend Elvish Yadav has landed in trouble again.

29 Jan 2024

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss 17' winner Munawar Faruqui addresses 'fixed winner' allegations

Stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui won Bigg Boss 17 on Sunday after three-and-a-half months of grueling competition.

24 Jan 2024

Bigg Boss

Bonds to brawls: Mapping the journey of 'BB 17' finalists

With just days left before Bigg Boss 17's grand finale on Sunday (January 28), Tuesday's episode saw Ankita Lokhande's businessman-husband, Vicky Jain, bidding farewell to the show.

18 Jan 2024

Bigg Boss

Krushna Abhishek-Sudesh Lehri to judge 'Bigg Boss 17' roasting task

As the Bigg Boss 17 finale draws near, the twists, turns, and controversies are at a different high!

10 Jan 2024

Bigg Boss

Buzzworthy moments: Munawar Faruqui's 'BB 17' journey dominates X trends

Are you rooting for Munawar Faruqui on Bigg Boss 17?

02 Jan 2024

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss 17': Munawar Faruqui-Arun Mashettey lock horns over nominations

Bigg Boss is one of the most watched and talked about reality shows in India and the ongoing 17th season is all about spice and sass!

25 Dec 2023

Bigg Boss

Munawar Faruqui breaks 'Bigg Boss' property; slams Mannara Chopra

Bigg Boss 17 is making headlines almost every day, leaving many fans stunned by certain antics of the contestants.

18 Dec 2023

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss 17': 'Stop Defaming Munawar' trends in comedian's support

The 17th season of Bigg Boss is halfway through and still has many explosive surprises up its sleeve.

17 Dec 2023

Bigg Boss

Aly Goni slams 'Bigg Boss' over Munawar Faruqui-Ayesha Khan controversy

Bigg Boss 14 contestant Aly Goni has accused the makers of the show's 17th season allegedly trying to damage the reputation of one of its contestants, stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui.

01 Dec 2023

TV News

'Bigg Boss 17': Karan Johar replaces Salman; slams Ankita, Mannara

Bigg Boss Season 17 has been making a lot of news. The reality show is gearing up for another Weekend Ka Vaar and this week Karan Johar has replaced Salman Khan as the host of the show.

24 Nov 2023

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss 17': Salman Khan slams Munawar Faruqui, Vicky Jain 

Get ready for some fireworks in the upcoming Weekend Ka Vaar episode of Bigg Boss 17, as host Salman Khan plans to expose the game strategies of contestants Munawar Faruqui and Vicky Jain.

17 Nov 2023

Bigg Boss

'Jao bhaad mei,' Salman Khan schools 'Bigg Boss 17' contestants

Bigg Boss is undoubtedly every Indian's guilty pleasure and the reality show is currently in its 17th season.

BJP releases first list of candidates for Telangana assembly elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released its first list of 52 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Telangana.

17 Oct 2023

OTT releases

'Bigg Boss' S17: Jigna Vora keen on reviving her career

Former crime reporter Jigna Vora became a household name after being arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey after interviewing an underworld figure. She spent nine months in Byculla jail before being acquitted of all charges in 2019.

16 Oct 2023

Bigg Boss

'BB 17': Bigg Boss's one-sided, biased rule shocks contestants

Bigg Boss 17 finally made its grand debut with 17 contestants on Sunday.

16 Oct 2023

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss 17': Strongest contestants based on premiere episode

India's biggest reality show, Bigg Boss (Hindi) has stepped into its 17th season.

14 Oct 2023

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss 17' house reveal: European-themed world with unique additions

The controversial Hindi reality TV show, Bigg Boss, is all set to return for its 17th season on Sunday.

12 Oct 2023

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss' S17 contestants: Munawar Faruqui, Jigna Vora entering house

Bigg Boss stans, are you ready for your daily dose of gossip? As the Salman Khan-led show heads for its 17th season on October 15, the contestant list is here.

16 May 2023

Star Sports

Why #WeStandByMunawarFaruqui is trending on Twitter

Star Sports India has been caught in a controversy after featuring comedian Munawar Faruqui during an Indian Premiere League (IPL) match.

09 May 2023

Bigg Boss

'Lock Upp' winner Munawar Faruqui approached for 'Bigg Boss OTT'

Bigg Boss is one of India's most-watched reality shows. Its fan following is so huge that the makers adapted the show into several regional versions and for the OTT space, too.

12 Apr 2023


Comedian Yash Rathi booked for 'objectionable' joke on Lord Ram

The police have booked stand-up comedian and blogger Yash Rathi for allegedly making objectionable remarks against Lord Ram during an event in Dehradun on Saturday.

28 Mar 2023


Indore: Complaint filed against Taapsee Pannu for hurting religious sentiments 

Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu has landed in trouble.

27 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi Police denies permission for stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui's show

Stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui has run into trouble yet again.

20 Aug 2022


Telangana BJP chief calls to boycott Munawar Faruqui's Hyderabad show

Bandi Sanjay Kumar, the chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana, issued a call to boycott the performance of the comedian Munawar Faruqui, slated for Saturday in Hyderabad.

07 Jul 2022

Bigg Boss

'Bigg Boss OTT 2': List of celebrities reported to participate

As the second season of Bigg Boss OTT is on its way, the names of celebrities who are reportedly taking part in the Hindi reality show are now making the rounds.

22 Jun 2022

Khatron Ke Khiladi

Will this OTT platform stream 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' Season 12?

The 12th season of the reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi is set to arrive on July 2 on ColorsTV.

18 Jun 2022

Kangana Ranaut

Here's why Munawar Faruqui exited 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 12'

Stand-up comedian and Lock Upp Season 1 winner, Munawar Faruqui, has reportedly dropped out of Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 12.

11 Jun 2022

Rohit Shetty

'Khatron Ke Khiladi-12': How much are Jannat, Rubina, others charging?

The reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi, hosted by filmmaker Rohit Shetty, is coming back for its 12th season!

28 May 2022

Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty's 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' Season 12: Meet the contestants

The reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi, hosted by filmmaker Rohit Shetty, is back for its 12th season!

08 May 2022


Munawar Faruqui wins 'Lock Upp'; shares views on Payal Rohatgi

Standup comedian Munawar Faruqui has won the first season of Lock Upp, bagging a cash prize of Rs. 20 lakh.

25 Apr 2022


'Lock Upp': Saisha Shinde talks facing abuse, backlash upon sharing

On Sunday, Lock Upp hosted the Judgement Day episode, where contestants shared some dark secrets to avoid elimination.

25 Apr 2022

Kangana Ranaut

'Lock Upp': Munawar Faruqui reveals close relatives sexually assaulted him

Once again, Lock Upp saw the Judgement Day episode taking place on Sunday, where contestants have to share secrets from their lives in order to save themselves from elimination.

18 Apr 2022

Lock Upp

'Lock Upp': Munawar Faruqui's revelation about mother's death shocks everyone

Comedian Munawar Faruqui left everyone teary-eyed with a secret of his life in the recent episode of the reality show Lock Upp.

10 Apr 2022

Kangana Ranaut

'Married, have son,' Munawar Faruqui's shocking revelation on 'Lock Upp'

Comedian Munawar Faruqui was one of the most buzzworthy entries to Kangana Ranaut's reality show Lock Upp.

23 Mar 2022


Who is Nalin Yadav, the co-accused in Munawar Faruqui case?

For comedian Nalin Yadav, life has been riddled with difficulties ever since he was arrested for allegedly hurting religious sentiments last year.

22 Feb 2022

Kangana Ranaut

Munawar Faruqui's participation in Kangana's 'Lock Upp' leaves netizens baffled

Actor Kangana Ranaut is all set to debut as a host in the upcoming reality show Lock Upp.

20 Dec 2021


Munawar Faruqui announces new shows, month after hinting at quitting

Popular comic Munawar Faruqui had made headlines last month after penning an emotional "farewell" note.

07 Dec 2021


Munawar Faruqui axed from Gurgaon comedy festival amid threats

Stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui has been removed from the line-up of performers at the Gurgaon Comedy Festival over "public safety concerns."

28 Nov 2021


'Hate has won': Munawar Faruqui hints he's quitting comedy

In February this year, the Supreme Court had granted bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui after he was arrested in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

26 Mar 2021

Madhya Pradesh

Munawar Faruqui case co-accused now works as a laborer

Nalin Yadav loved spreading smiles through his comedy shows but an incident earlier this year upended his life, so much so that he is now forced to work as a laborer to make ends meet.

26 Feb 2021


Munawar Faruqui case: Co-accused Nalin Yadav, Sadakat Khan granted bail

The Madhya Pradesh High Court today granted interim bail to Nalin Yadav and Sadakat Khan, who were last month arrested along with comedian Munawar Faruqui in a case registered against them for allegedly hurting religious sentiments during a comic show in Indore.

Munawar Faruqui is out, four others are still awaiting bail

Last week, the Supreme Court finally granted bail to Munawar Faruqui, a comedian arrested on January 1 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

Supreme Court grants interim bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui, who was arrested last month for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by mocking Hindu deities.

28 Jan 2021

Amit Shah

Comedian Munawar Faruqui denied bail by Madhya Pradesh HC

The Madhya Pradesh High Court today rejected the bail applications filed by stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui and one of his associates Nalin Yadav.

06 Jan 2021


MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

An Additional District and Sessions court in Madhya Pradesh has denied bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui and another accused who were booked for passing "indecent" remarks against Hindu deities.

04 Jan 2021


No video of Munawar Faruqui insulting Hindu deities, says police

The Indore Police on Sunday said they had no video evidence to prove the allegations that comedian Munawar Faruqui insulted Hindu deities during a recent performance at a cafe in the city.

02 Jan 2021


Comedian Munawar Faruqui booked for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods

The Madhya Pradesh Police has booked Mumbai-based comedian Munawar Faruqui and others for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by making derogatory comments about Hindu deities in Madhya Pradesh's Indore, reports said on Saturday.