I have lost a great friend: Satish Shah on Farooque Sheikh's death

Published: Dec 28, 2013, 09:39 IST | IANS |

Actor Satish Shah, who is in a state of shock after he heard about the death of veteran Bollywood actor Farooque Sheikh late Friday in Dubai, said he has lost a great friend

Satish Shah told IANS: "I got a call from his wife. She said it was a massive heart atrack. He passed away last night. He was hale and hearty and he had taken his family to Dubai for holidays. All I can say is I have lost a great friend."

Farooque Shaikh, Raghuvir Yadav, Sharat Saxena, Tinnu Anand, Satish Shah and Vineet Kumar
Farooque Shaikh, Sharat Saxena, Tinnu Anand and Satish Shah during the shoot of a film early this year

Shah said he was constantly in touch with Sheikh and the last they had spoken to each other was a couple of days ago.

"We were constantly in touch with each other through sms. I spoke to him day before yesterday. In fact, I am also close friends with his wife Rupa as we were all in the same college," Shah said.

Farooque Sheikh 65, is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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