Farooq Sheikh is a legendary actor, a television presenter and a philanthropist. He was born on March 25, 1948 in Amroli, in the district of Surat, Gujarat. He is the eldest son of Mustafa and Farida Sheikh, who are both Muslim. Farooq studied at St. Mary’s School in Mumbai and later attended in St. Xavier College. Subsequently, he studied at Siddharth College of Law. Since his father is a lawyer from Mumbai, he was prompted to take up a law course. But he failed to relate in his course and shifted to acting. He did some theatre shows while in college and from there, she met Roopa Jain and fell in love with her; later, the two tied the knot and have been blessed with two lovely daughters namely, Shaaista and Sana. 
Farooq was popular for working in several Hindi films from year 1977 to 1989. He was also active in television from year 1988 to 2002. In 2008, Farooq came back to the big screen until he died on December 27, 2013 due to cardiac arrest. He contributed to the Parallel Cinema and had worked with famous directors like Ketan Mehta, Muzaffar Ali and more.
He started acting on theatres and did plays with the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA) together with the renowned directors. In year 1973, he was approached by MS Satyu for a role in the Hindi-Urdu film, Garam Hawa. He bagged the role of Sikander Mirza along with Balraj Sahni. Later, he became a quiz master on radio and an anchor in Yuvadarshan and Young World from which he became a household name. He later appeared in the films Mere Saath Chal, Gaman, Noorie, Saath Saath, Bazaar, Kissi Se Na Kehna, Katha, Lakhon Ki Baat, Lorie and a lot more. Some of his recent films are Tell Me O Khuda, Listen… Amaya, Shanghai, Club 60, Yeh Jawaani Hai deewani, Children of War and Youngistaan. It is from the Bollywood sports film, Lahore where he got the National Film award for Best supporting Actor in 2010.
Farooq also acted in many television serials. He appeared in Chamatkar on Sony TV, from which the story revolves on a man who has a hearing difficulty. He is not deaf but he has the power to read anyone’s mind and listen to what they are thinking. He also did the Hindi serial, Ji Mantriji, an adaptation of the British sitcom, Yes Minister. Later, he appeared on many shows and stage plays. He also hosted the television show, Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai which is also a hit.
Farooq was on a vacation in Dubai together with his family when he died. His funeral was held at Millat Nagar Mosque in Mumbai.
Ronit Roy Hindi Actor

Ronit Roy

Ronit Roy (Ronit Bose Roy) was born on 11th October 1965, in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. He became a popular in the industry after his character “Rishabh Bajaj” in Ekta Kapoor’s Kasautii Zindagii Kay. He is a Bollywood actor and popular Indian Television actor, best known for his portrayal of Rishabh Bajaj, Mihir Virani and Aparajit Deb. He currently acting in the Hindi TV serial Adaalat as KD Pathak. Ronit Roy has been referred to as the Amitabh Bachchan of the TV screen and popularly known as “Big B” of small screen. He also owns a security business, providing security to Bollywood stars and production houses. Ronit has played the prestigious role of the legendary warrior Bhishma Pitamah in Balaji Telefilms' production Kahaani Humaaray Mahabharat Ki. Ronit judged a reality show, "Aajaa Mahi Vay". Ronit Roy also appeared in many Bollywood movies. Some of his popular movies are Two States, Boss, Shootout at Wadala, Ugly, Student of the Year, Luck by Chance, etc. By nature, Ronit Roy is a very humble, sincere, family oriented, cultured, and religious. Ronit is a keen health and fitness enthusiast and he loves to spend a lot of his spare time to gym. He has also undergone tough training for various ancient forms of martial arts. On 25th December 2003, Ronit married actress and model Neelam Singh. Ronit is the proud father of three two daughters and one son. Ronit Roy won the Best Actor in a Negative Role Awards at Star Screen Awards and Zee Cine Awards for his role of an oppressive father in the movie Udaan (2010). He also won the 'Filmfare Award' for Best Supporting Actor and The Global Indian Film and Television Honors for Best Actor in Negative Role for his role in Udaan.

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Feroz Bhagat

Feroz Bhagat is a veteran actor, playwright and even director of Gujarati dramas (Gujarati Natak). This veteran faced the arc light as a boy of seven. His father was an inspector with the Bombay Regional Council. Though his father was a non-theatrical person, he encouraged him in the theater. He has staged over 87 plays in his career since 1975. Today, he is the most recognized face in Gujarati drama and theatre. He is an icon and prolific theater personality on the Gujarati stage. His most prominent theater shows include 465 shows of Aaje Dhandho Bandh Chhe, 389 shows of Adhura Toye Madhura, 242 shows of Aav Taru Kari Nakhu, 223 shows of Ek Bijane Nadta Rahiye and 200 shows of Pitrudevobhava. This prolific stage actor-cum-director is often busy touring theatres in abroad and at international level too. He has staged successful dramas in London, South Africa, United States and even Dubai where NRI fans are his biggest critics. Occasionally, he completes 40 shows in 40 cities in just two-month. This actor was given his first break in Bomanji Kabraji’s play Bholi Gool. Bomanji Kabraji was a Persian stage play director. Recently, he has directed many new plays like ‘Kadko Toye Crorepati ‘, ‘Ek Bija Ne ZNadta Rahiye’, ‘Father India’ and ‘Tame Hasti Madhu Rako’, etc. At present, he completed the 75th show of ‘Masti Rahe Toh Life Hasti Rahe’. People also have loved the chemistry between Feroz Bhagat and Apara Mehta In ‘Hamari Saas Leela’ which was a saas-bahu drama on Colors TV in 2011. Feroz Bhagat, who had over a decade successful theatrical journey with Apara Mehta, was also seen in ‘Bahu Wahi Jo Saas Mann Bhaye’ that was aired on Colors. Apara and Feroz made history in theaters, and again they made a hit pair in the small screen too, The Jodi of Apara and Feroz has given 16 super hit plays till date.

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Feroz Bhagat Hindi Actor