Faruk Kabir Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Farooq Kabir

Farooq Kabir is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. He is known for directing and writing the Hindi film “Khuda Haafiz” (2020).


Faruk Kabir aka Faruque Kabir was born in Mumbai on Friday, March 18, 1983 (40 years old; as of 2023). His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Childhood photos of Farooq Kabir and his mother

Childhood photos of Farooq Kabir and his mother

He was educated at Barnes School and Junior College, Nashik, Maharashtra. From 2007 to 2008, he studied screenwriting and filmmaking courses at the New York Film Academy (NYFA) in New York City.


Height (approximately): 5′7″

Hair color: brown

Eye color: brown

Farooq Kabir


parents and siblings

His father Noor Muhammad Kabir passed away. His mother, Sabiha Noor Muhammad Kabir, is a fashion designer. His sister Sanober Kabir is an actress.

Farooq Kabir and his father

Farooq Kabir and his father

Farooq Kabir's mother and daughter

Farooq Kabir’s mother and daughter

wife and children

On March 23, 2010, he married Indian actress Rukhsar Rehman, who was previously married to Asad Ahmed. Farooq and Rukhsar dated for about six years before getting married. However, in June 2023, the couple filed for divorce.

Farooq Kabir and his wife

Farooq Kabir and his wife

other relatives

His maternal grandfather Murad was an actor. His uncle Raza Murad is also an actor.

Farooq Kabir's uncle Raza Murad

Farooq Kabir’s uncle Raza Murad


Assistant Director

At the age of 18, he began his career as an assistant director. He assisted Indian directors such as Aziz Mirza and Santosh Sivan on Hindi films such as “Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani” (2000) and “Asoka” (2001) .

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short film

In 2005, he made his debut as a film director with the documentary Hindi film “The Unheard Voice of the Indian People”. In 2006, he directed the Hindi short film “Awakening”.


Kabir made his Bollywood directorial debut with the film Allah Ke Banday (2010). He also stars and writes in the film.

Faruk Kabir as Allah Ke Banday

Faruk Kabir as Allah Ke Banday

Some of his other films as a director include 377 Ab Normal (2019), Khuda Haafiz (2020) and Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2 – Agni Pariksha (2022; also composed lyrics).

Faruk Kabir on the sets of Hindi film Khuda Haafiz

Faruk Kabir on the sets of Hindi film Khuda Haafiz

web series

In 2019, he directed the Hindi web series “Hello Mini” which was streamed on MX Player.

music video

In addition to directing and acting in films, Kabir has also directed music videos with T-Series for artists such as Sanober, Jassi Gill and Mika Singh.

Other jobs

Kabir served as a producer for the National Center for the Performing Arts Theater Festival and created plays such as “Bade Miyan Diwanae” and “Falsafa”. He has also directed television commercials for companies such as UP Tourism, Jabong and Tata. Additionally, he serves as the Honorary Creative Director of RoshanSpace, the largest outdoor media company in Mumbai. On February 22, 2016, Kabir established Spiders Web Productions Private Limited, a film production company.


  • 2011: Nominated for Filmfare Best Debut Director
  • 2011: Nominated for Filmfare Best New Actor
  • 2011: Allah Ke Banday nominated for Best Director for Stardust Searchlight
  • 2019: IWM Digital Awards for Best Digital Film “Love 377 Ab Normal”
    Farooq Kabir's awards

    Farooq Kabir’s awards

  • 2020: 377 Ab Normal wins Lunchtime Hotlist Award for Best Online Movie
    Farooq Kabir wins award

    Farooq Kabir wins award

  • 2023: The film Khuda Haafiz Chapter II: Agni Pariksha is nominated for Best Action Technology
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He has some tattoos on his right forearm and fingers.

Farooq Kabir's tattoos

Farooq Kabir’s tattoos


  • Author: William Shakespeare

Facts / Trivia

  • He is fluent in multiple languages ​​like English, Hindi, Marathi and Urdu.
  • Faruk Kabir loves to play the piano.
  • He has appeared on the covers of various magazines including Downtown Mirror and High On Persona.
    Faruk Kabir on magazine cover

    Faruk Kabir on magazine cover

  • He was often spotted smoking at various events.
    Farooq Kabir smokes

    Farooq Kabir smokes

  • Kabir joined Super Fighting League, an organization that hosts martial arts events shown on Indian television. In March 2014 he hosted the Body Power Expo in partnership with the SFL and BodyPower UK. Kabir specializes in boxing, kickboxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo and Krav Maga (an Israeli fighting art).
    Faruk Kabir in MMA competition

    Faruk Kabir in MMA competition

  • To stay healthy, he regularly goes to the gym.
    Farooq Kabir during workout

    Farooq Kabir during workout

  • In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, reading and writing Urdu poetry.
    Farooq Kabir during his travels

    Farooq Kabir during his travels

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