Farooq Shaikh : Versatile talent par excellence

He played a common man as convincingly as he played a nawab. Such was Farooq Shaikh's versatility on the big screen, small screen and on the stage in his over four decades of association with showbiz.

He played a common man as convincingly as he played a nawab. Such was Farooq Shaikh's versatility on the big screen, small screen and on the stage in his over four decades of association with showbiz.

The veteran actor died following a cardiac arrest while he was in Dubai late Friday night.

He made his debut with 1973 film "Garam Hawa" and was known for his roles in films like "Umrao Jaan", "Chashme Buddoor", "Saath Saath". On TV, he starred in shows like "Chamatkar" and "Ji Mantriji", while his play "Tumhari Amrita" was a crowdpuller.

Here's a look at some of his memorable films.

-1973 "Garam Hawa"

-1974 "Mere Saath Chal"

-1977 "Shatranj Ke Khilari"

-1979 "NOORIE"

-1980 "Main Aur Meri Tanhai"

-1981 "Chashme Buddoor"

-1982 "Bazaar"

-1983 "Kissi Se Na Kehna"

-1983 "Katha"

-1985 "Faasle"

-1988 "Biwi Ho To Aisi"

-1989 "Toofan"

-1995 "Ab Insaf Hoga"

-2010 "Lahore"

-2012 "Shanghai"

-2013 "Listen... Amaya"

-2013 "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani"

-2013 "Club 60"

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Farooq Shaikh

Faasle poster

Faasle

NOORIE poster

NOORIE

Saath Saath poster

Saath Saath

Shatranj Ke Khiladi poster

Shatranj Ke Khiladi

Chamatkar poster

Chamatkar

Umrao Jaan poster

Umrao Jaan

Chashme Buddoor poster

Chashme Buddoor

Biwi Ho To Aisi poster

Biwi Ho To Aisi

Lahore poster

Lahore

Shanghai poster

Shanghai

Bazaar (1982) poster

Bazaar (1982)

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