Articles about Munawar Faruqui

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

08 May 2022

Entertainment
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.

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

25 Apr 2022

Entertainment
'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.

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

25 Apr 2022

Entertainment
'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.

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

18 Apr 2022

Entertainment
'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.

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

10 Apr 2022

Entertainment
'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.

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

23 Mar 2022

India
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.

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

22 Feb 2022

Entertainment
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.

Munawar Faruqui announces new shows, month after hinting at quitting

20 Dec 2021

Entertainment
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.

Munawar Faruqui axed from Gurgaon comedy festival amid threats

07 Dec 2021

India
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."

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

28 Nov 2021

Entertainment
'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.

Munawar Faruqui case co-accused now works as a laborer

26 Mar 2021

India
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.

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

26 Feb 2021

India
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

11 Feb 2021

India
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

05 Feb 2021

India
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.

Comedian Munawar Faruqui denied bail by Madhya Pradesh HC

28 Jan 2021

India
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.

MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

06 Jan 2021

India
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.

No video of Munawar Faruqui insulting Hindu deities, says police

04 Jan 2021

Entertainment
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.

Comedian Munawar Faruqui booked for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods

02 Jan 2021

India
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.