Br. Imran
Founder President of the
IREF – Islamic Research & Educational Foundation

Personal Information

Mujtaba Hussain Siddiqui is popular as Br. Imran. He is a born Indian, from Hyderabad. Al Hamdulillah is married, has 9 children from two wives who live together peacefully. He is 43 years.

Education and First Job

Al Hamdulillah ! Studied Political Science, Public Administration and History from Hyderabad's prestigious Nizam College in India before leaving to work in Riyadh, K.S.A. in Toys R Us as Asst., Stores' Supervisor.

Professional Summary

Al Hamdulillah ! Is a full time Islamic Da'yee {Advocating Islam} since February, 1998 C.E. in the like of Sheiqh Ahmed Deedat [late]. Has delivered more than 1000 public lectures on Islam and relevant topics related to Islam. Has addressed in India and internationally, heterogeneous gatherings as large as 30,000 of both Non Muslims and Muslims alike.


• Satisfactory answers to even most disturbing questions asked by Non Muslims against Islam
• Speaking on relevant topics of Islam that may be vastly discussed amongst masses
• Referring questioner to the eminent Scholars on subjects that may be of difference of opinions
• Focussing only on clarifying misconceptions and answering allegations against Islam
• Delivering Islamic talks for law enforcement agencies like the Indian Police, FBI, Army etc.
• Counselling through Hyderabad Police the youth to deradicalize and rehabilitate them normally
• Applauded by Non Muslims and Muslims alike for English and Urdu orator-ship
• To train upcoming Islamic Da'yees to patiently and without offending present Islam to Non Muslims

Da'wah History

Al Hamdulillah ! While working in Riyadh, K.S.A., got an opportunity to personally meet Sheiqh Ahmed Deedat (late), while he was undergoing treatment in Riyadh hospital for his lock-in-syndrome condition. Daily visits motivated to resign the handsome paid job and return to homeland India for good and dedicate for Full Time Islamic Da'wah. In Hyderabad, IREF was established as the first Full Time Islamic Da'wah Foundation, registered by the Government of India as a non-profit, altruistic, religious and educational foundation, with me as its Founder President. IREF is an independent administrative entity and is neither a branch nor a has branches anywhere in the world and neither is the IREF of Hyderbad, in any capacity related directly or indirectly to any other Islamic Center in India or elsewhere.

Global Travel For Islamic Talks

Hitherto travelled to countries like the U.S.A., Canada, U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Scotland, Ireland, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar for Islamic Talks

Da'wah Achievement/s

• Was invited to the USA by the US State Department in 2004C.E. Hitherto without any immigration hurdles visited the USA seven times and the Canada twice by April 2017 C.E.
• Conducted a successful Debate with Samuel Green in Sydney on the infallibility of the Glorious Qur'an and a successful dialogue on 03.Dec.2016.Sat in Dallas, with Renod Bejjani attended by about 300 plus Christian brothers and sisters including about a 100 plus Church leaders.
• Spoke on Muhammad[s] in the Bible in a Church in California.
• Delivered talk on Jihad and Terrorism to US Army at Forte Knox Army Base and talks to the FBI in Chicago and to Anti Terrorism Chief and Anti Racism Chief of York Police, Toronto, Canada. Also on the same topic to the Australian Federal Police in Perth.
• In India explained the Right Concept of Jihad to the Counter Terrorism Wing of the Indian Police and in constant interaction on different Islamic Subjects with several bureaucrats in India.
• Largest ever debate in India in regards with audience presence of more than 30,000 people in Hyderabad on 10.May.2010 at Nizam College's Football Ground.
• In U.S.A., at Omaha and in Chicago addressed Open House for Non Muslims and conducted a session at Marriott's Conference hall exclusively for Non Muslims on 08.Apr.2017 and 09.Apr.2017 respectively.