Farooq Sheikh

Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh passed away in Dubai due to a cardiac arrest. His demise at a young age of 65 spread like a shock among Bollywood fraternity.  Megastar Amitabh Bachchan became sad on hearing the news and later posted on Twitter, “God! Farooq Sheikh passes away. A true gentleman, a wonderful colleague. A quiet honesty about him. Very very sad, There was an absence of any kind of pretense in his demeanor, or towards his work.”


Shahrukh Khan who had worked with Farooq in ‘Maya Memsaab’ was sorry for not spending time with the late actor. He too posted on Twitter,”My biggest regret (is) that I never got to spend time with you, Farooq  Sahib, as I had requested.  Should have done it earlier. I feel so sorry.”

Farooq  Sheikh the star of films like Umrao Jaan and Chasme Buddoor breathed his last in Dubai on Friday night .