Farooq Sheikh: recalling his best works

Updated: Dec 28, 2013 17:12 IST

Farooq Sheikh was the poster boy of parallel cinema in India, at once among most sought-after as well as most liked actors of the 1970s and 1980s era. As the weak-willed but romantic Nawab Sultan in Muzaffar Ali's Umrao Jaan (1981), Sheikh was brillaint.
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Farooq Sheikh was the poster boy of parallel cinema in India, at once among most sought-after as well as most liked actors of the 1970s and 1980s era. As the weak-willed but romantic Nawab Sultan in Muzaffar Ali's Umrao Jaan (1981), Sheikh was brillaint.

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