Farooq Shaikh (I) (1948–2013)

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Farooq Sheikh was an Indian actor, philanthropist and a television presenter. He was known for his work in Hindi films from 1977 to 1989. He returned to acting in films in 2008. His major contribution was in Parallel Cinema or the New Indian Cinema. He's acted in serials and shows on television and has performed on stage in famous productions like... See full bio »

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Umrao Jaan Nawab Sultan
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Bazaar Sarju


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 2014 Children of War
 2014 Youngistaan
 2013 Club 60
Dr. Tariq
 2013 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Mr. Thapar
 2013 Listen... Amaya
 2012 Shanghai
 2011 Tell Me O Kkhuda
Ravi Kapoor (as Farooque Shaikh)
 2010 Accident on Hill Road
Prakash Shrivastav (as Farooque Shaikh)
 2010 Lahore
S.K. Rao (as Farooque Shaikh)
 2008 Saas Bahu Aur Sensex
Feroz Sethna (as Farooque Shaikh)
 2003 Kashmeer (TV Series)
Prof. Bansi Lal Kachroo (2003)
 2001 Ji Mantriji (TV Series)
Surya Prakash Singh
 2000 Alvida Darling (TV Series)
 1998 Le lépidoptère (Short)
Le collègue du jongleur (as Faruque Sheikh)
 1998 Colgate Top 10 (TV Series)
 1998 Jaane Bhi Do Paro (TV Series)
 1997 Mohabbat
Shekhar Sharma (as Farooque Sheikh)
 1996 Yehi Hai Zindagi (TV Series)
 1995 Ab Insaf Hoga
 1995/III Mohini
 1995/II Mohini
 1995 Mera Damad
Jai Khanna
 1995 Aha (TV Series)
 1995/I Mohini
 1995 Sukher Asha
 1993 Maya
Dr. Charu Das (as Farooque Shaikh)
 1993 Hindola (TV Movie)
 1992 Binani
 1992 Gunjan
 1991 Kahkashan (TV Series)
 1990 Jaan-E-Wafa (as Farooque Shaikh)
 1990 Agni Kanya
 1990 Agar Aisa Ho To (TV Series)
 1990 Wafaa
 1989 Doosra Kanoon (TV Movie)
Diwan Sardarilal (as Farouque Shaikh)
 1989 Picnic (TV Movie)
 1989/I Toofan
Gopal Sharma
 1988 Gharwali Baharwali
Sunil Khanna
 1988 Biwi Ho To Aisi
Suraj K. Bhandari (as Farouque Sheikh)
 1988 Aakhri Daao (TV Mini-Series)
 1988 Chamatkar (TV Series)
 1988 Param Veer Chakra (TV Series)
 1988 Sangat (TV Movie)
 1987 Rajlakshmi
 1987 Shrikant (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Shrikant
 1987 Mahananda
Professor Babul
 1986 Congregation
Sajid (Sajju)
 1986 Ek Pal
Jeet Barua
 1986 Mere Saath Chal
 1986 Uddhar
 1986 Khel Mohabbat Ka
Amit Verma (as Farooque Shaikh)
 1986 Peechha Karro
 1986 Raat Ke Baad
 1985 Salma
Iqbal (as Farouque Shaikh)
 1985 Faasle
Sanjay (as Farooque Shaikh)
 1985 Zahr E Ishq
 1984 Ab Ayega Mazaa
 1984 Yahan Wahan
Rajesh Chopra
 1984 Lakhon Ki Baat
Alok Prakash (as Farouque Sheikh)
 1984 Lorie
Bhupinder Singh (Bhupi) (as Farouque Shaikh)
 1983 Ek Baar Chale Aao
Kamal D. Das
 1983 Katha
Bashudev (Bashu)
 1983 Kissi Se Na Kehna
Ramesh / Mansukhlal (as Farooque Sheikh)
 1983 Rang Birangi
Prof. Jeet Saxena (as Farooque Shaikh)
 1982 Aparoopa
 1982 Bazaar
 1982 Saath Saath
Avinash Verma
 1981 Umrao Jaan
Nawab Sultan (as Farouque Shaikh)
 1981 Chashme Buddoor
Siddharth Parashar
 1979 Noorie
Yusuf Fakir Mohammed (as Farooque Shaikh)
 1978 Gaman
Ghulam Hasan
 1977 The Chess Players
Aqueel (as Farooque Shaikh)
 1974 Garm Hava
Sikandar (as Farooque Shaikh)
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Alternate Names:

Farooque Shaikh | Farouque Shaikh | Farooque Sheikh | Farouque Sheikh | Faruque Sheikh

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Starred in the shelved movie Monica Arts "Kharidar"(1985) Starring Rekha(Replaced by Poonam Dhillon),Naseeruddin Shah(Replaced by Farooq Sheikh),Amjad Khan,Written by Gulzar, Music by Khayyam, Directed by Meraj. See more »

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