Veteran actor Farooque Shaikh passes away

Veteran actor Farooque Shaikh passes away
Veteran actor Farooque Shaikh, 65, died after suffering a heart attack in Dubai on Friday night. The actor was well known for his contribution to parallel or alternative cinema, having worked with directors like Satyajit Ray, M.S. Sathyu and Hrishikesh Mukherjee.

His most notable performances include M.S. Sathyu’s Garam Hawa, Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Sai Paranjpye’s Chashme Buddoor and Muzaffar Ali’s Umrao Jaan. He was successfully paired with actress Deepti Naval in memorable films like Chashme Buddoor, Saath Saath, Katha and Faasle.

He recently appeared in Dibakar Banerjee’s Shanghai, Ayan Mukherjee’s Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani and Avinash Kumar Singh’s Listen…Amaya.
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