Munawar Faruqui: News

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.