Farooq Sheikh’s Funeral
The last rites of veteran actor Farooq Sheikh took place on Monday evening in Andheri, Mumbai. The actor was buried next to his mother Farida’s grave at the burial ground in Four Bungalows in Andheri. His family members and Bollywood celebrities including Javed Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Sonali Bendre, Rahul Bose, Shekhar Suman, Divya Dutta, Raza Murad, Anupam Kher, Johnny Lever, Kabir Bedi, Alka Yagnik, Shabana Azmi, Farhan Akhtar, Deepti Naval and Tabu among others bid a farewell to the actor. Sheikh’s body was brought to Mumbai from Dubai on Monday. His body was kept at his residence Highland Park in Lokhandwala Complex for people to pay their last respects . Sheikh was in Dubai along with his family for the year-end holiday, but suffered a heart attack on Saturday morning. He is survived by his wife Rupa Jain and two daughters Shaista and Sanaa. Actress Sonali Bendre, Deepti Naval and Shabana Azmi broke down in tears at Sheikh’s funeral.