Munawar Faruqui

Comedian Munawar Faruqui released from 'Lock Upp' with winner's trophy

He was declared the winner of the show, whose finale also featured popular reality show regulars Payal Rohatgi, Anjali Arora, Azma Fallah and Shivam Sharma.  

published on : 8th May 2022

Munawar Faruqui joins Kangana Ranaut's 'Lock Upp' as second contestant

Munawar, who is a popular name was arrested by the Indore Police last year for allegedly hurting religious sentiments and was in jail for almost a month.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Madhya Pradesh: Court adjourns hearing after police fail to present chargesheet against comedian Munawar Faruqui

Munawar Faruqui was booked based on a complaint lodged by Eklavya Singh Gaur, son of local BJP legislator Malini Laxman Singh Gaur.

published on : 11th February 2022

The Heartland's Insecure War on Humour

Social media, the dark pasture where trolls and constables of bigotry graze, is where wit is hunted, killed or driven out.

published on : 26th December 2021

No laughing matter: Stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui caught in BJP-TRS crossfire

BJP Telangana president Bandi Sanjay Kumar has criticised IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao for inviting the controversial stand-up comedian to perform in the city.

published on : 25th December 2021

Munawar Faruqui announces new show, to perform in Kolkata

In November, Faruqui was under fire after the Bengaluru Police denied permission to his stand-up comedy show in the city amid protest by Hindu right-wing outfits.

published on : 19th December 2021

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh invites Kunal Kamra, Munawar Faruqui​ to hold comedy show in Bhopal

Munawar Faruqui was last month denied nod to hold a show at Bengaluru in Karnataka amid the protest by the Hindu right wing outfits.

published on : 13th December 2021

'I'm seen as a variant of the virus now": Comedian Kunal Kamra on threats, cancellation of shows

Kamra, who has criticised the BJP-led NDA government over a number of issues in the past, posted a sarcastic statement on Twitter to inform his followers and detractors about the cancellations.

published on : 1st December 2021

Bengaluru cops deny permission to Munawar Faruqui's stand-up comedy, attract criticism

Faruqui had planned a performance 'Dongri To Nowhere' on Sunday evening.

published on : 28th November 2021