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The Riz Test calls out Muslim stereotypes on screen

Are Muslim characters in a movie or a TV show depicted as terrorists, misogynists, or anti-modern? If yes, then the content probably fails the Riz Test. Here's what that means.

06/07/2021 6:21 PMupdated: 06/07/2021 6:23 PM

46 comments

  • Anirudh P.
    16 hours

    Why can't the movie industries in various nations do better, make better movies and win global praise, instead of begging, crying, and complaining that Hollywood doesn't do right by their actors?? It all seems viciously entitled. Controlling what someone does with their money while wearing the guise of social justice....

  • Syeda S.
    20 hours

    Terrorism has no religion... islamophobia has been portryaed and prevalent through propaganda by media..that's why we r witnessing the incidents like murder of muslim canadian family by a terrorist attack and murder of a gym trainer by right wing criminals of hindu indians...and that's disgusting thing

  • Rajasri S.
    a day

    A single narrative is always dangerous

  • Sadiq N.
    a day

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  • Vilas D.
    a day

    In India we can see the hinduphobic Bollywood, but no one talks about this truth.

  • Vilas D.
    a day

    Muslim are shown the terrorists in the movies because in most of the terrorists attacks Muslims are involvement is seen.

  • NayanaPavithran A.
    a day

    Its better not to consider this test on western movies.... because they potray indians as poverty stuck slum dwellers , chinese as mafia and problem creators and themselves as saviors of this planet... eventhough they r right about china.... we dont see USA or UK saving us from covid 19 .... all this film stars and their movies r just shit!

  • Chayan P.
    a day

    Just do a BC test and check how many Muslim terrorist organisations are there in the world out of total terrorist orgs😂😂then you'll understand why they portray you this way

  • Su A.
    a day

    In the real world, to answer the Riz test, it be "YES" for all... in the real world for most segements of muslim societies purely from their homeland. Not the ones that migrated and brought up through western civilization, whereby these muslim are influenced greatly with progressive and western values.

  • Yashvardhan P.
    2 days

    What about bollywood??

  • Subrata D.
    2 days

    what misrepresentation? :/ https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/grooming-child-sex-abuse-exploitation-rotherham-rochdale-police-a9215261.html

  • Jyotirmoy M.
    2 days

    Film maker are infact showing untrue biased contentious liehood to vilify other Section . But nothing said by BRUT . So it's irrelevant now and as wants to suppress truth . Unnecessary

  • Rajesh D.
    2 days

    The problem is erasing the culture of around 50 to 60 nationalities and clubbing them into one religious group. Muslims range from middle-east all the way to russia, each have their own set of cultural norms and the representation of muslims in movies is often just the middle-east and south-asian ones, who are obviously backward compared to the western civilisation's principles. There is nothing wrong in calling a spade-a-spade, and most educated and liberal muslims identify themselves with their culture first before identifying themselves with their religion. May be its time for white-liberals/conservatives to stop clubbing them into one big super-religious blob.

  • Niki S.
    2 days

    Movies show the reality. In reality they are worst.

  • Muhammad R.
    2 days

    The Silver screen or whatever screen is in question is controlled by a clique of men who consider Abrahamic Religion followers are threat to their desired world. It's not just Muslims, but orthodox Christianity and Judaism have been prime target of the Secular judio-christain alliance from the very offset of this war of counter-culture. Since Islam is in their way, Muslims have to demonized and their identity must reshaped according the power that should not be.

  • Adila K.
    2 days

    Appreciate ,the much needed change that you pointed out.Yes, we need a realistic depiction ,not the promotion that humiliates Muslims or Islam in general.Indian movies also depict a very dirty image but giving or showing them as villans with all sorts of vulgar activities.

  • Abhishek J.
    2 days

    Instead of this ask why only Muslims???? Why not other religions showed like this???? It's your image created by Muslim people only

  • Vishnu M.
    2 days

    😂😂😂really ?just teach your lads to think secular ,don't live according to your imaginary book ,we have our own texts ,but if we follows it as it is, then there will be utter chaos ...try to live among all religion people.....

  • Joseph A.
    2 days

    Blame it on Modiji... Who else?

  • Dev T.
    2 days

    Nobody puts labels on anyone,it's your actions,again proved by your mindset 👍