Lilliput (actor)

Lilliput is an Indian actor and writer for the TV series Vikram Vetaal and Bollywood films. His real name is M. M. Faruqui. He adopted the screen name taking a cue from Lilliput and Blefuscu, two island nations in Jonathan Swift's novel Gulliver's Travels where Gulliver lands onto an island inhabited by little people.[1]

Lilliput
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Faruqui
Born
M. M. Faruqui

Gaya, Bihar, India
OccupationActor
Years active1980–present
SpouseSulekha
Children2

CareerEdit

He is best known for writing Doordarshan's popular science fiction series Indradhanush and acted in films such as Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Saagar (1985), and popular 90s sitcoms like Dekh Bhai Dekh , Natkhat and Mr. Funtoosh, and for starring in Woh (1998) as Woh. He plays Dadda Tyagi in Famous web series Mirzapur Season 2.[2][3] He made his Tamil film debut in Vijay starrer Beast.[4]

FilmographyEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1985 Saagar Cheena Hindi film debut
1987 Hukumat Bhimsen, Servant
1988 Woh Phir Aayegi Girls Hostel Peon
1993 Zakhmo Ka Hisaab Mama
1998 Aunty No. 1 Servant
2001 Style Receptionist
2002 Shararat Prisoner in a jail
2005 Bunty Aur Babli Band Trumpet Player
2010 Prem Kaa Game Dr. Screwvala
2020 Kaamyaab Himself
2022 Beast Umar Farooq Tamil film debut
2022 Anth The End Hindi film

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1985 Idhar Udhar Sudhir
1985-86 Vikram Aur Betaal Various characters
1993 Dekh Bhai Dekh Various characters
1996 Natkhat Bandit
1996-97 Zabaan Sambhalke Sheikh
1998 Woh Pennywise / Vikram
1999 Star Bestsellers Mr. Sinha
2002 Shararat Television Director
2009 Shaurya Aur Suhani Bhasundi
2010-16 Adaalat Brijesh Kumar (Babloo Joker) / Peter Fernandes
2012 Luck Luck Ki Baat
2015 Razia Sultan
2019-20 Vidya School Principal Manohar Mishra [5]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2020- present Mirzapur Dadda Tyagi Amazon Prime Video[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "My own family was the inspiration behind Dekh Bhai Dekh: Anand Mahendroo". 9 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Liliput's no small wonder - Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Here's A Look At All The New Characters Coming In 'Mirzapur' Season 2. Ab Hoga Taandav!". ScoopWhoop. 6 October 2020.
  4. ^ Banerjee, Urmimala; Banerjee, ByUrmimala (21 June 2021). "Eclipse Superstar Thalapathy Vijay will be new title card of Vijay from film Beast". Bollywood Life. Retrieved 10 February 2022.
  5. ^ "लिलिपुट की टेलीविजन पर वापसी, इस बार प्रिंसिपल के अवतार में आ रहे नजर" [Lilliput returns to television, this time seen in the principal's avatar]. Amar Ujala (in Hindi). 26 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Mirzapur 2 review: Amazon Prime Video series gives you a sense of deja vu". 24 October 2020.

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