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We Need More Shows Like MBC’s Omar

We Need More Shows Like MBC’s Omar

I recently finished watching the 30-part television series on the second Caliph of Islam, Amir-ul-Mumineen, Umar ibn al-Khattab.  I was hesitant in watching it as I was scared of their portrayal and representation of the sahaba.  After watching the entire series I am overwhelmed with joy, happiness, excitement and sadness all at the same time.  It was joyous seeing what I read in the seerah come to life.  It was happiness seeing hadith play right in front of me.  It was excitement to see the spread of Islam throughout Arabia and beyond.  It was sadness to see the deaths of the Prophet (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him and the Companions of the Prophet (may Allah be pleased with them all). More