Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh's body will be buried today at around 7 PM in the evening in Mumbai. The actor died Friday night in Dubai, following a severe heart attack.
Satish Shah, a very close friend of Farooq Sheikh has confirmed
that the actor's body will reach Mumbai today after which the last
rites will be performed. Satish Shah said, "His body will reach
Mumbai airport at around 4 pm tomorrow (Monday), and the burial
will take place around 7 in the evening."
Farooq Sheikh, who's brilliant performance in movies like
Umrao Jaan, Chashme Buddoor and Saath
Saath is still remembered, is survived by his wife and two
Born on March 25th 1948, Farooq Sheikh was known for picking
roles that were 'out of the box'. He began his career in Bollywood
in 1973 with Garm Hava. His last two films include
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
in which he played the role of Ranbir Kapoor's father. He won the
2010 National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for
The actor was also seen in Club 60. Farooq Sheikh was
part of many serials and shows on television and also performed on
stage in famous productions such as Tumhari Amrita (1992),
alongside Shabana Azmi, directed by Feroz Abbas Khan, and presented
the TV show, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai (Season 1).