Farooq Shaikh (born 25 March 1948) is an Indian actor, who did most of his films during the 1970s and 1980s. His major contribution was in Parallel Cinema or the New Indian Cinema. He has worked with directors like Satyajit Ray, Muzaffar Ali, Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Ketan Mehta.
He has acted in many comedies on television and performed on stage in famous productions such as Tumhari Amrita (1992), alongside Shabana Azmi, directed by Feroz Abbas Khan, and also presented the TV show, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai.
Shaikh was born to Mustafa S...