Bollywood actor Farooq Sheikh died of heart attack in Dubai at the age of 65. He was best known for his contribution to parallel cinema in the 1970s and 1980s. Born on March 25, 1984 to Mustafa and Farida Sheikh in Gujarat's Baroda District, Farooq Sheikh was the eldest of five siblings. Sheikh initially studied law in Mumbai and later attended the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune. He was best known for his out of the box roles in films such as 'Shatranj Ke Khiladi' and 'Chashme Buddoor'.