Farooq Sheikh

  • 'D Day to 'David': 10 films which deserved more appreciation at the box office 31-12-2013 03:48 PM

    Mumbai: Episodic film 'David' or heart-wrenching mother-daughter drama 'Mai' or rare medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' are some of the cinematically superlative films, but they failed to click at the box office. Here is a list of 10 such films that deserved better viewership and appreciation than what they...
  • Deepti gets emotional, Sonali breaks down at Farooq's funeral 31-12-2013 08:15 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities were in tears as they bade farewell to veteran actor Farooq Sheikh, who was laid to rest at the Andheri graveyard here on Monday evening. The body of the 65-year-old actor was earlier in the day brought to Mumbai from Dubai, where he died after a cardiac...
  • Farooq Sheikh's last rites to take place Monday evening 29-12-2013 03:32 PM

    Mumbai: Multi-faceted actor Farooq Sheikh, who died following cardiac arrest in Dubai, will be buried Monday evening, says actor and a close friend Satish Shah. Farooq died Friday evening at the age of 65. "His body will reach Mumbai airport at around 4.00 p.m. tomorrow (Monday), and the burial will...
  • Farooq was part of my career and life: Deepti Naval 29-12-2013 03:21 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Deepti Naval says the late Farooq Sheikh -- the two were a popular pair in films -- was a constant part of her professional and personal lives. On Saturday Deepti woke up to the news that Farooq was no more. He died of cardiac arrest in Dubai...
  • Farooq was fantastic and deserved more work: MS Sathyu 29-12-2013 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: It was on "intuition" that M.S. Sathyu gave a big screen break to a young, innocent-looking Farooq Sheikh 40 years back in 'Garam Hawa'. His talent, says the filmmaker, was "fantastic". However, he rues that the late actor didn't get as much work as he truly deserved. Farooq's...
  • We shared mutual passion for cinema: Muzaffar Ali on Farooq Sheikh 29-12-2013 12:51 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Muzaffar Ali, who worked with late actor Farooq Sheikh in three movies, knew him since their days in the aviation industry and they both had a mutual passion for cinema since then. "I knew Farooq from the time when we worked for Air India. He was a flight...
  • Farooq Sheikh's body to be brought back to India for funeral 29-12-2013 09:58 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh died of heart attack in Dubai on Saturday morning. His body will be brought back to Mumbai today for his funeral after completing the formalities in Dubai. The Indian film industry mourned the death of veteran actor Farooq Sheikh. Many Bollywood actors and directors...
  • Farooq Sheikh was a foodie, says 'Club 60' director Sanjay Tripathy 29-12-2013 08:48 AM

    Mumbai: Sanjay Tripathy, who directed late actor Farooque Sheikh's last Bollywood release 'Club 60', remembers him as a "warm person", who was a foodie and even spread cheer on the sets by bringing scrumptious biryani. 'Club 60', released Dec 6, received critical acclaim. Tripathy, a first-time director, says he had...
  • Farooq Sheikh dies of heart attack in Dubai 28-12-2013 10:40 PM

    Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh died of heart attack in Dubai at the age of 65. He was best known for his contribution to parallel cinema in the 1970s and 1980s. Born on March 25, 1984 to Mustafa and Farida Sheikh in Gujarat's Baroda District, Farooq Sheikh was the eldest of...
  • 'Don't waste your emotions so easily, they are costly'

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  • Manish Tewari condoles Farooq Sheikh's demise 28-12-2013 06:20 PM

    Union minister Manish Tewari on Saturday condoled the death of veteran actor Farooq Sheikh saying that with the demise of the versatile actor, the country had lost a jewel. In a message, the Information and Broadcasting minister said that Sheikh was a versatile actor whose performances were "sterling and scintillating."...
  • Shabana distraught over news of Farooq's death 28-12-2013 05:59 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Shabana Azmi, Farooque Sheikh's co-star for 21 years in the popular play 'Tumari Amrita' who had also worked with the actor in several films, is devastated with the news of his sudden death. One of Indian cinema's finest actors, Farooque was on a holiday with his wife and...
  • Watching Farooq sir act was like a lesson: Swara Bhaskar 28-12-2013 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Swara Bhaskar, who shared screen space with Farooq Sheikh in 'Listen Amaya', is devastated on hearing about the sudden demise of the veteran actor and says he was a lesson to watch and seeing him act was like a class. "The demise of the gracious, charming, iconic...
  • Farooq Sheikh: The blue eyed boy of the parallel cinema movement 28-12-2013 05:21 PM

    Mumbai: With his boy-next-door persona and understated style, Farooq Sheikh made his entry into films at a time when the parallel art cinema was making its presence felt and he went on to work in some of the best movies of that era. Sheikh passed away in Dubai late last...
  • Can't believe Farooq is gone so suddenly: Shabana Azmi 28-12-2013 03:54 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Shabana Azmi, Farooque Sheikh's co-star for 21 years in the popular play 'Tumari Amrita' who had also worked with the actor in several films, is devastated with the news of his sudden death. One of Indian cinema's finest actors, Farooque was on a holiday with his wife and...
  • Was to shoot with Farooq Sheikh today: Boman Irani 28-12-2013 02:21 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Boman Irani was due to shoot with Farooque Sheikh for an upcoming film in Indore Saturday. But the news of the latter's sudden death left Boman "shocked, numbed and saddened". Farooque was in Dubai for a family vacation when a cardiac arrest took his life late Friday night....
  • My biggest regret is that I never got to spend time with Farooq Sahib: Shah Rukh 28-12-2013 12:32 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who worked with Farooq Sheikh in the 1993 film 'Maya Memsaab', is 'sorry' for not having spent enough time with the actor, who breathed his last in Dubai late Friday night. "My biggest regret (is) that I never got to spend time with you,...
  • Remembering Farooq Sheikh: Watch 5 of his memorable films 28-12-2013 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh died of a sudden cardiac arrest in Dubai late on Friday. Born on March 25, 1948, Sheikh started his Bollywood career in 1973 with the classic 'Garm Hava' and later excelled in both parallel and mainstream cinema. Over the years, he became known for...
  • Cannot believe Farooq Sheikh is no more: Amitabh Bachchan 28-12-2013 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: When on screen actors were busy wooing their lady love with one liners, one actor changed the face of romance in early 80s. Farooq Sheikh brought innocence in his romance and clicked right away with the audiences. The 65-year-old actor died on Saturday morning of heart attack. And,...
  • Farooq Sheikh (1948 - 2013): A playlist of his most loved songs 28-12-2013 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh died of a sudden cardiac arrest in Dubai late Friday, his long-time co-star and friend Deepti Naval said. "I don't have the details yet, and I have not been able to speak to any of his family members, but a friend confirmed it...
  • Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh dies of heart attack at the age of 65 28-12-2013 08:09 AM

    Dubai: Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh passed away late on Friday night in Dubai after suffering a sudden heart attack. Born on 25 March 1948, he died at the age of 65. His body will be brought to Mumbai later in the day after completing the formalities. Sheikh who is best...
  • 'Youngistan' is a beautiful love story: Jackky Bhagnani 03-12-2013 05:56 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Jackky Bhagnani says his upcoming film 'Youngistan' stands for the country's youth. The film is a love story set against the backdrop of Indian politics. It is directed by debutant director Syed Afzal Ahmad and stars Bhagnani, Neha Sharma, Farooq Sheikh and others. "For me as the name...
  • Sarika is an outstanding performer: Farooq Sheikh 24-11-2013 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh is all praise for his 'Club 60' co-star Sarika and says that she is one of the best performers he has ever worked with. Farooq, 65, and Sarika, 52, have shared the screen space together for the first time in debutante director Sanjay Tripathy's...
  • Anurag Kashyap: Few in Bollywood are as credible as Aamir Khan 08-07-2013 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: Director Anurag Kashyap recently inaugurated a public health awareness campaign and exhibition by Doctors Without Borders/Medecines Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the capital. When we interacted with Anurag, who was brought up in a small town, he told us about his familiarity with the agony and difficulties people in...
  • Sai Paranjpye's 'Chashme Buddoor': Tweet Review 05-04-2013 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: Director Sai Paranjpye's hugely acclaimed film, 'Chashme Buddoor' is set to hit the screen yet again after a span of three decades. The film about friendship and innocent love has achieved the cult status over the years. And, the original pair Deepti Naval and Farooque Sheikh is back...
  • How the new 'Chashme Baddoor' killed the classic 'Chamko' scene 05-04-2013 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: Her hair neatly plaited at the back, an eager, young Deepti Naval enters the bachelor pad of Farooq Sheikh to sell a packet of detergent powder. She has a daily quota of 20 house visits to register at the company that sells the 'Chamko' detergent powder and Sheikh's...