Happy birthday Farooq Sheikh: Recalling his best works

Updated: Mar 25, 2015 09:03 IST

On his 57th birthday, we remember some of the most memorable works of legendary actor Farooq Sheikh. 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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On his 57th birthday, we remember some of the most memorable works of legendary actor Farooq Sheikh. 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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