Farooq Sheikh passes away at the age of 65


Noted actor Farooq Sheikh passes away in Dubai last night following massive heart attack. He was 65. He breathed his last in Dubai and his body was brought to Mumbai for the last formalities.

He is best remembered for his performances in films like ‘Garm Hava’, ‘Shatranj Ke Khiladi’, ‘Chashme Buddoor’ and ‘Kissi Se Na Kehna’. “He has passed away,” a family member told PTI, without disclosing any further details.

He was in Dubai for a concert when he suffered a massive stroke. He is a noted TV, film and theatre personality.  He debuted in Bollywood with ‘Garm Hava’ and delivered many hits. He was last seen playing the role of Ranbir Kapoor’s father in ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and was also seen in 'Club 60'.

He also hosted popular chat show in Zee TV show “Jeena issi ka naam hai” in which he interviewed many Bollywood celebrities.

His sudden demise shocked Bollywood. 

May his soul rest in peace!


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