Dr Zakir Naik is an Indian based Islamic Scholar. He was born on 18 Oct 1965 in Mumbai India. He has been called an authority on comparative religions yet he calls himself as student of Islam. He has openly rejected the sects in Islam. He is the head and founder of Islamic Research foundation IRF. He has also started a TV channel name Peace TV through which reportedly he reaches 100 Million viewers all over the world. Before becoming a public speaker he was trained as medical doctor. He has published booklets on Comparative religions. Moreover he has been awarded with King Faisal Award which is the biggest award of Muslims.