The Jamia Nizamia Islamic Seminary in Hyderabad has asked the makers of the film Oru Adaar Love to remove the song Manikya Malarayi Poovi from the film as the lyrics hurt the sentiments of the Muslim community. After a businessman Zaheeruddin approached the seminary regarding the song they issued a fatwa against it.
The song went viral on social media registering numerous hits and its heroine Priya Prakash Varrier became an overnight internet sensation. A police case was also registered against the director Omar Lulu for the “offensive” song. Meanwhile the director were silent on the controversy and had not issued any statement.