Google has made its today’s doodle to honour late Famous Bollywood actor Farooque Shaikh on his 70th birth anniversary.
Farooque Shaikh Born on this day in 1948, Shaikh’s untimely death at the age of 65 on December 27, 2013, has left a void in in the Indian cinema. Farooque Shaikh, setting out to become a lawyer like his father. He studied law at college and continued to dabble in theatre on the side, and eventually decided to give acting a go.
Farooque made his mark in television too. He was the host of one of the most popular celebrity talk shows of that time Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai.
Today’s Doodle by Nimit Malavia is a tribute to Farouque Shaikh’s cinematic career in a style evocative of hand-painted movie posters of the 1970s, and especially Umrao Jaan