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Salman Khan and family listen to my lectures: Maulana Tariq Jameel

The revelation surfaced when Jameel shared an intriguing anecdote. He mentioned that a friend of his in Lahore had brought to his attention Salman Khan's genuine interest in his speeches.

Maulana Tariq Jameel, a respected Islamic scholar, unveiled an unexpected bond with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. During the podcast hosted by Nadir Ali, Jameel disclosed that Khan and his family are avid listeners of his enlightening sermons.

The revelation surfaced when Jameel shared an intriguing anecdote. He mentioned that a friend of his in Lahore had brought to his attention Salman Khan’s genuine interest in his speeches. This friend, who maintains business ties in India, had an incidental encounter with Salman Khan while staying at his business partner’s residence in Mumbai.

During their meeting, Khan surprised his guest by inquiring, “Do you know Maulana Tariq Jameel?” Intrigued, Jameel’s friend asked how Khan had become acquainted with the Islamic scholar. To everyone’s surprise, Khan proceeded to show his collection of CDs containing Jameel’s speeches.

This revelation highlights the profound influence and global reach of Maulana Tariq Jameel’s sermons, transcending geographical boundaries and cultural differences. It underscores the universal appeal and resonance of his messages, which have found an unexpected audience in one of India’s most prominent actors and his family.

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During the podcast, Jameel also touched upon his familiarity, or lack thereof, with Pakistan’s comedy scene. He admitted to not having closely followed the work of existing Pakistani comedians. However, he reminisced about the past and mentioned his admiration for actor and comedian Safirullah Siddiqui, popularly known as Lehri, as well as the iconic actor and comedian Rangeela (Mohammad Saeed Khan) from his time.

Nadir Ali, the podcast host, delved into the topic of Jameel’s personal life and inquired about his views on marriage. In response, Jameel explained that due to his constant travels and commitments, it would have been unjust to his second spouse if he couldn’t provide her with the same amount of time as his first wife. He emphasized that Islamic teachings permit a second or third marriage only if all wives are treated equitably.

Maulana Tariq Jameel’s revelation about his connection with Salman Khan adds another layer of intrigue to his already esteemed reputation as a globally recognized Islamic scholar, while also shedding light on the enduring relevance of his teachings.