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.
M. M. Faruqui
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. He made his Tamil film debut in Vijay starrer Beast.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|1985||Saagar||Cheena||Hindi film debut|
|1988||Woh Phir Aayegi||Girls Hostel Peon|
|1993||Zakhmo Ka Hisaab||Mama|
|1998||Aunty No. 1||Servant|
|2002||Shararat||Prisoner in a jail|
|2005||Bunty Aur Babli||Band Trumpet Player|
|2010||Prem Kaa Game||Dr. Screwvala|
|2022||Beast||Umar Farooq||Tamil film debut|
|2022||Anth The End||Hindi film|
|1985-86||Vikram Aur Betaal||Various characters|
|1993||Dekh Bhai Dekh||Various characters|
|1998||Woh||Pennywise / Vikram|
|1999||Star Bestsellers||Mr. Sinha|
|2009||Shaurya Aur Suhani||Bhasundi|
|2010-16||Adaalat||Brijesh Kumar (Babloo Joker) / Peter Fernandes|
|2012||Luck Luck Ki Baat|
|2019-20||Vidya||School Principal Manohar Mishra|||
|2020- present||Mirzapur||Dadda Tyagi||Amazon Prime Video|
- "My own family was the inspiration behind Dekh Bhai Dekh: Anand Mahendroo". 9 January 2016.
- "Liliput's no small wonder - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Here's A Look At All The New Characters Coming In 'Mirzapur' Season 2. Ab Hoga Taandav!". ScoopWhoop. 6 October 2020.
- 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.
- "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.
- "Mirzapur 2 review: Amazon Prime Video series gives you a sense of deja vu". 24 October 2020.