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Age: 41 Years
Hometown: Mumbai
Marital Status: Divorced

Faruk Kabir

Bio/Wiki
Other NameFaruque Kabir
Profession(s)Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutFilm (As film director): Unheard Voices of the People of India (2005)
Film (As an actor, writer): Allah Ke Banday (2010)
Faruk Kabir in Allah Ke Banday
Awards2011: Nominated For Filmfare Best Debut Director
2011: Nominated For Filmfare Best Debut Actor
2011: Nomination for Best Director by Stardust Searchlight for Allah Ke Banday
2019: Best Digital Film for the film Love 377 Ab Normal by IWM Digital Award
Faruk Kabir's award
2020: Best Web Film for 377 Ab Normal by Mid-Day Hit List Award
Faruk Kabir with his award
2023: Nomination for Technical Award for Best Action for the film Khuda Haafiz Chapter II: Agni Pariksha
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 March 1983 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 41 Years
BirthplaceMumbai
Zodiac signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
SchoolBarnes School and Junior College, Nashik, Maharashtra
College/UniversityNew York Film Academy (NYFA), New York City
Educational QualificationA course in screenwriting and filmmaking [1]LinkedIn – Faruk Kabir
Tattoo(s)He has got a few tattoos on his right forearm and fingers.
Faruk Kabir's tattoos
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendsRukhsar Rehman
Marriage Date23 March 2010
Family
Wife/SpouseRukhsar Rehman (actor)
Faruk Kabir and his wife
ParentsFather- Noormohamed Kabir (passed away)
Faruk Kabir's father
Mother- Sabiha Noormohamed Kabir (costume designer)
Faruk Kabir and his mother
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Sanober Kabir (actor)
Faruk Kabir and his sister
Other Relative(s)Maternal Grandfather- Murad (actor)
Uncle- Raza Murad (actor)
Raza Murad
Favourites
Film Director(s)Bollywood- Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sriram Raghavan, Meghna Gulzar, Zoya Akhtar
Hollywood- Alfonso Cuarón, Christopher Nolan
AuthorWilliam Shakespeare

Faruk Kabir

Some Lesser Known Facts About Faruk Kabir

  • Faruk Kabir is an Indian filmmaker, director, producer, and writer, who works in the Hindi film industry. He is known for appearing in the Hindi film ‘Khuda Haafiz’ (2020).
  • Faruk Kabir was brought up in Mumbai.

    Faruk Kabir's childhood picture

    Faruk Kabir’s childhood picture

  • He started his career as an assistant director when he was 18 years old. He worked with various Indian directors such as Aziz Mirza and Santosh Sivan in Hindi films like ‘Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani’ in 2000 and ‘Asoka’ in 2001.
  • In 2006, Faruk Kabir directed a Hindi-language short film titled ‘The Awakening.’
  • He has also directed other Hindi films like ‘377 Ab Normal’ in 2019, ‘Khuda Haafiz’ in 2020, and ‘Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2 – Agni Pariksha’ in 2022. He has also penned the lyrics for ‘Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2 – Agni Pariksha.’

    Faruk Kabir on the sets of the Hindi film Khuda Haafiz- Chapter 2 Agni Pariksha

    Faruk Kabir on the sets of the Hindi film Khuda Haafiz- Chapter 2 Agni Pariksha

  • In 2019, he worked in the Hindi web series ‘Hello Mini,’ which streamed on MX Player.

    Hello Mini

    Hello Mini

  • In addition to directing and acting in films, Faruk Kabir has also directed music videos for T-Series, working with artists like Sanober, Jassi Gill, and Mika Singh.
  • He has worked as a producer for the NCPA Theatre Festival, overseeing plays like ‘Bade Miyan Diwanae’ and ‘Falsafa.’
  • Kabir has also directed television commercials for brands like UP Tourism, Jabong, and Tata, among others. He held the position of Honorary Creative Director at RoshanSpace, which is Mumbai’s one of the largest out-of-home media company.
  • Kabir is associated with the Super Fight League, an organization that hosts martial arts events shown on Indian television.
  • In March 2014, he collaborated with SFL and BodyPower UK for the Body Power Expo. Kabir is trained in various martial arts disciplines such as Boxing, Taekwondo, Brazilian Jujutsu, Judo, and Krav Maga.

    Faruk Kabir in MMA fight

    Faruk Kabir in MMA fight

  • On 22 February 2016, Kabir established his own film production company called Spiders Web Productions Private Limited.
  • He is fluent in multiple languages like English, Hindi, Marathi, and Urdu.
  • Faruk Kabir has a passion for playing the piano.
  • He has been featured on the covers of magazines like Downtown Mirror and High On Persona.

    Faruk Kabir featured on High On Persona magazine

    Faruk Kabir featured on High On Persona magazine

  • He is often seen smoking cigarettes at various events.

    Faruk Kabir smoking cigarette

    Faruk Kabir smoking a cigarette

  • He regularly works out at a gym to maintain his fitness.

    Faruk Kabir during his workout session

    Faruk Kabir during his workout session

  • In his free time, he enjoys travelling, reading books, and writing Urdu poetry.

    Faruk Kabir during his vacation

    Faruk Kabir during his vacation

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