Veteran Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh passed away due to heart attack in Dubai on Saturday, 28 December 2013. He was 65.
The actor suffered the heart attack while he was holidaying with his family in Dubai.
An active theatre person, Farooq Sheikh is best known for his role in Garam Hawa (1973), Satyajit Ray`s Shatranj Ke Khiladi (Chess Players) (1977), Noorie (1979), Chashme Buddoor (1981) and Kissi Se Na Kehna (1983).
He also hosted the popular Zee TV show "Jeena issi ka naam hai" in which he interviewed many Bollywood celebrities.