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Farooq Sheikh

1948 - 2013

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Farooq Shaikh (25 March 1948 − 28 December 2013) was an Indian actor, philanthropist and television presenter. He was best known for his work in Hindi films from 1973 to 1993 and for his work in television between 1988 and 2002. He returned to acting in films in 2008 and continued to do so until his death on 28 December 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Farooq Sheikh has received more than 1,460,447 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Farooq Sheikh is the 10,088th most popular actor (down from 8,327th in 2019), the 1,012th most popular biography from India (down from 843rd in 2019) and the 211th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Farooq Sheikh ranks 10,088 out of 9,996Before him are Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Anna Maria Mühe, John Gallagher Jr., Rebecca Gibney, Ennis Esmer, and Niecy Nash. After him are Yūko Sanpei, Trevor Donovan, Poorna Jagannathan, Justin Chon, Lisa Nicole Carson, and Diane Guerrero.

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Among people born in 1948, Farooq Sheikh ranks 686Before him are Patrika Darbo, Charlie Scott, William M. Daley, Tom Udall, Sitiveni Rabuka, and Stan Bowles. After him are Nancy Lynch, Tom Coburn, Dave Heineman, Sam Lacey, Trevor Cherry, and Prakash Karat. Among people deceased in 2013, Farooq Sheikh ranks 482Before him are Philippe Gaumont, Bonnie Franklin, Chi Cheng, Sushmita Banerjee, Yasuhiro Yamada, and Chrissy Amphlett. After him are Rituparno Ghosh, Harry F. Byrd Jr., Jean Pickering, Besik Kudukhov, Vince Flynn, and Sharmila Rege.

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In India

Among people born in India, Farooq Sheikh ranks 1,012 out of 1,493Before him are Anil Kumble (1970), Gopalkrishna Gandhi (1945), Neeraj Chopra (1997), Ranveer Singh (1985), Tina Ambani (1957), and Shiva Rajkumar (1961). After him are Padma Lakshmi (1970), Rituparno Ghosh (1963), Mahesh Manjrekar (1958), Karen David (1979), Pankaj Udhas (1951), and Alia Bhatt (1993).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Farooq Sheikh ranks 211Before him are Ajith Kumar (1971), Urmila Matondkar (1974), Varun Dhawan (1987), Ranveer Singh (1985), Tina Ambani (1957), and Shiva Rajkumar (1961). After him are Mahesh Manjrekar (1958), Karen David (1979), Alia Bhatt (1993), Neena Gupta (1959), Nandita Das (1969), and Sidharth Shukla (1980).

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