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Cancer among performing artists [closed]

For a while I am observing that Muslim singers/actors in my country are suffering from various forms of cancers. Can there be any explanation from Islamic perspective? Or, am I just trying to ...
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Is it haram to watch shows/movies of superhero movies (e.g. Marvel, DC) and Star Wars? [closed]

I want to know whether it is haram to watch movies or shows of superheroes from Marvel or DC. Most of the characters from them are science-based and rarely any of the characters use magic. The ...
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Is it haram to continue watching a movie/series after it shows something offensive about Islam?

If for I watch a show or a movie which has a line which is offensive about our religion or any scene which we shouldn't see. Is it haram for me to watch the rest of the seasons or the movie even ...
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Is it an act of kufr to watch a movie wanting a wizard to use his magical powers?

I was once watching a movie where the main character was a wizard. The movie depicted this wizard in a way which showed him to be good. In the plot the wizard took a vow never to use his powers. But I ...
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Is watching animated cartoons allowed?

Is watching animated cartoons allowed? If the cartoon has an animated scene of kissing, can I watch it? Should my kids be allowed to watch cartoons? I know that making images is haraam in islam (90% ...
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Is it permissible to work in the company that distributes movies?

I am working as a Software Developer in an IT firm. There business is a subscription-based Internet TV service offering Asian movies, TV shows and music videos. I am developing Softwares for that ...
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What is the Islamic ruling regarding depiction of prophets or companions of prophets in movies?

What is the Islamic ruling regarding depiction of prophets (peace be upon them all) or companions of Prophet Muhammad (God bless them) in movies and TV shows?
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Is watching movies permissible in Islam?

Are movies allowed in Islam? I am speaking about sci fi, romance, horror, comedy or cartoon movies. Reading this question makes me think only horror movies are an exception rest all are allowed. ...
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Are horror movies haram?

I've heard some people said that everything made me scared is forbidden in Islam, Is that right? If so, are horror movies haram in the light of Quran and sunnah?