Farooq Sheikh Wiki:
Farooq Sheikh was an Indian actor and a popular television presenter. He was born on 25 March 1948 in Vadodara, Gujarat, India and died 28 December 2013 (aged 65) in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates due to a heart attack.
He is a very popular actor his major contribution to the film industry as we as Television. Farroq has worked in the late 70s, 80s and after taking some break he still continues from 2008 to till death. Also Read: Kalidas Jayaram
Farooq Sheikh had started his film career in the 1973 film “Garam Hawa”, In this film he worked as a supporting actor and lead role in the film is Balaraj Sahni. Film Garam Hawa is a blockbuster at that time.
He has given to us a very tremendious performance films such as Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khiladi (Chess Players) (1977), Noorie (1979), Chashme Buddoor (1981), Umrao Jaan( 1981), Bazaar (1982) Saath Saath(1982), Rang Birangi,(1983) Kissi Se Na Kehna (1983) Ek Baar Chale Aao (1983) Katha (1983) Ab Ayega Mazaa (1984) Salma (1985) Peechha Karo (1986) Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988) And Maya Memsaab (1993) .
Farooq had also done very popular TV shows and he had been the host of the popular TV show Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai, in which he interviewed many Bollywood celebrities.
Farooq Sheikh was born in Gujrat but brought up in Mumbai because his father moved from Gujrat to Mumbai.
His father name is Mustafa Shaikh who is a lawyer and Mother’s name is Farida. He has four siblings. He is the elder one.
He was married to Roopa Jain and had three daughters with her named Shaaista, Sanaa and Rubina Sheikh.
Farooq had completed his schooling from St. Mary’s School, Mumbai and then graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
Farooq Shaikh died of a heart attack on 28 December 2013 in Dubai, where he was spending the holiday with his family.
Farooq Sheikh – Wiki – Biography:
|Age (2018)||65 Years|
|Date of Birth||25 March 1948|
|Died||28 December 2013|
|Birthplace||Vadodara, Gujarat, India|
|School||St. Mary’s School, Mumbai|
|College/ University||St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.|
|Father’s Name||Mustafa Shaikh|
|Brother’s Name||Not Known|
|Sister’s Name||Not Known|
and Rubina Sheikh
|Girlfriend / Boyfriend||Not known|
|Favorite Actor||Not known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Height in Centimeters||175 cm|
|Weight in Kilograms||75 Kg|
|TV, Movies||Shatranj Ke Khiladi (Chess Players) (1977),|
Noorie (1979), Chashme Buddoor (1981),
Umrao Jaan( 1981), Bazaar (1982),
Saath Saath(1982), Rang Birangi,(1983)
Kissi Se Na Kehna (1983) Ek Baar Chale Aao (1983)
Katha (1983) Ab Ayega Mazaa (1984) Salma (1985
) Peechha Karo (1986) Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988)
And Maya Memsaab (1993) .
TV: Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai (Season 1)
Interesting Fact About Farooq Sheikh:
- Sunil Gavaskar was a best friend of Farooq Sheikh.
- In 2010, he won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Lahore (2009).
- Shabana Azmi was a classmate of his wife Roopa Jain during her school time and she played theatre with Shabana Azmi.
- On his 70th Birthday, Google honored him with a doodle i.e. 25th March 2018.