New Delhi, Mar 25: Search engine Google on Sunday dedicated its doodle to late Bollywood actor Farooque Shaikh on his 70th birth anniversary. Also Read - Mumbai Reports 7,214 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 9,641 Recoveries | LIVE Updates

Born in a small village of Gujarat, Farooque Shaikh is known for his magnificent acting skills. Also Read - Vera Gedroits: Google Doodle Celebrates 151st Birthday of Russia’s First Woman Military Surgeon

Shaikh was not only a proficient movie actor, his contribution to the world of television and theatre has also been equally appreciated. Also Read - Delhi Reports 23,686 New COVID-19 Cases, 240 Deaths; Active Cases Reach 76,887

He is remembered for his performances in films like Chashme Baddoor, Noorie, Shatranj Ke Khiladi and Umrao Jaan.

Shaikh made his debut in the year 1973 with MS Sathyu’s ‘Garam Hawa’. Soon he gained fame with his acting skills as well as his impeccable comic timing.

He is also the recipient of the National Award for Best Supporting Actor for the 2010 movie ‘Lahore’.

Shaikh had also hosted a popular TV show Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai where he interviewed many Bollywood celebrities.

Shaikh died of a heart attack at the age of 65 in the year 2013, while he was holidaying with his family in Dubai.

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.