31 October, 2020

Farooque Sheikh

The actor and philanthropist on Club 60, in which he is acting, and on his cinematic journey so far

Farooque Sheikh

What’s interesting about Club 60?

Club 60 celebrates life, hence the tag line ‘life is a member here’. The film leaves you with a value and a thought.

Why did you like the script?

When writer Sanjay Tripathy told me about Club 60, I just knew I had to take the plunge.

Sixty is an age associated with retirement. What does it mean to you?

Well, age matters in cinema.... For me it’s only a numeral. You are as old as you want to be.

Your experience of working with debutant writer-director Sanjay Tripathy?

As with debutant directors, Sanjay is open to suggestions and innovations. What is remarkable about his dialogues is that they are speakable.

Tell us about your being 60 in the film?

The movie showcases a husband and wife who shift to Mumbai to escape a traumatic incident. What unfolds is a new philosophy and life for both.

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