Bollywood Celebrities Tweeted on the death of Farooq Sheikh

Bollywood stars remembers Late actor Farooq Sheikh who died late yesterday evening in Dubai after suffering a heart attack. He was in Dubai for a concert and was reportedly in a fit condition before he suddenly faces a heart attack.


The celebrities from Bollywood took to microblogging site twitter, to express gloom on the death of Farooq Sheikh. See their tweets below:

Mahesh Bhatt: Alvida Farooq bhai the warmth of your smile lingers in our memory!

Shekhar Kapur: #RIPFarooqShaikh The last time we met, we talked politics. I wish we has talked film and acting. It’s what we love most. I would have learned.

Boman Irani: Farooq Sheikh passes away! Shocked, numbed and saddened. Was supposed to be shooting with him today. A gentleman actor is no more!

Smriti Irani: RIP Farooq Sheikh. Immensely talented, extremely courteous. A thorough gentleman.

Farah Khan: Can’t believe Farooq sheikh has passed away!! Nicest,kindest n most gracious.

Rahul Mahajan: Very very sad news RIP farooq sheikh

Riteish Deshmukh: Shocked beyond words – Rip Farooq Sheikh – you will be missed sir

Madhur Bhandarkar: Deeply saddened to hear about Farooq Sheikh. Will miss his warmth, acting skills & gentlemanly demeanour.RIP sir

Vivek Mishra‏: RIP FAROOQ SHEIKH, u were amazing actor! Zindagi dhoop tum Ghana saaya

Kunal Kohli: Completely shocked to hear about Farooq Sheikh passing away. RIP. Can’t believe this news. Really sad

Renuka Shahane: Farooq Sheikh RIP…can’t believe he’s no more….what a fantastic actor he was! 🙁 ((

The poet, scriptwriter and activist Javed Akhtar remembered Sheikh as an avid reader “who used to recommend books every time we met.

The veteran actor Farooq Sheikh was best known for his roles in Sagar Sarhadi’s Bazaar, Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khiladi and Sai Paranjpe’s Chashme Baddoor. He began his filmdom career in 1973 with the movie on India’s partition, Garm Hawa which is directed by M S Sathyu.

Sheikh won the 2010 National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan’s ‘Lahore’. Farooq Sheikh was last seen in Club 60 which released earlier December.

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