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Mushtaq Shiekh in 2018

Mushtaq Shiekh is an Indian Screenwriter, Author, Producer and Actor. He is mainly known for writing the screenplay of Ra.One, Om Shanti Om and Billu.[2]

Mushtaq Shiekh
OccupationScreenwriter, Producer, Actor, Author [1]


Early lifeEdit

Mushtaq was born in (Maharashtra).[3] He has also written the script of Priyadarshan's Rangrezz.[4] He authored the biography of Indian actor Shahrukh Khan titled Still reading khan.[5]


Mushtaq Sheikh has written several books about movies in India, most notably books about the making of Indian films like Devdas, Asoka and Om Shanti Om. During a visit in a book fair of Abu Dhabi Mushtaq said "I wish more books were written about movies for people who are genuinely interested in knowing how this art form is made." [6] He is working as an associate producer in Anubhav Sinha's upcoming film Mulq. He has also worked with Indian Tv Channel Sahara One as a creative director.[7][8]

Mushtaq is writing a book for children titled " Blue Forest". During his visit at a children literature festival held at Kanpur he told reporters that the book will be released in 2019. The book tells the story of a magical forest. He is also writing a web series for Ekta Kapoor's ALTBalaji. [9]

Selfie LoveEdit

Mushtaq is known for his love for taking selfies with Bollywood stars. One of his selfies taken with Priyanka Chopra is said to be the most loaded Bollywood selfie. [10]


In October'2018 actor Rahul Raj Singh accused him of harassment under Me Too movement in India [11]


Year Film Screenplay Associate Producer Actor
2003 Supari Yes
2007 Om Shanti Om Yes Yes
2009 Billu Yes
2011 Ra.One Yes Yes
2013 Rangrezz Yes
Warning Yes
2014 Gulab Gang Yes
Zid Yes
2015 Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 Yes
2016 Mastizaade Yes
2018 Mulq Yes

Television careerEdit

Year TV Serial Story Screenplay Creative Director
2000 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Yes
2002 Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat Yes Yes
2003 Kahiin to Hoga Yes Yes
2004 K. Street Pali Hill Yes Yes
2009 Ganesh Leela Yes
2009 Kesariya Balam Aavo Hamare Des Yes


Year Book
2001 Asoka, the making
2002 Devdas, The Indian Hamlet
2006 Still Reading Khan
2007 Shahrukh Can
2008 The Making Of Om Shanti Om



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  2. ^ "Mushtaq Sheikh bereaved". Mumbai Mirror. 17 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Stylish Soha Ali Khan at Mushtaq Sheikh's birthday bash". DNA. 1 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Mushtaq Sheikh returns with RANGREZZ". 9 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Book review: Mushtaq Sheikh's 'SRK: Still Reading Khan'". India Today. 6 November 2006.
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  7. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Being a creative director is a demanding job : Mushtaq Shiekh".
  8. ^ "Ashutosh Rana Joins Cast Of Rishi Kapoor's Mulk". NDTV.
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  17. ^ ""In terms of judging an idea, Arunaji is more open to discussion. Earlier, Ekta too was, but of late, she is not the same person" : Mrinal Jha". 21 August 2004.
  18. ^ "New show on Sahara One".
  19. ^ "Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 review: 'Censored' dialogues make this a porn com without the comedy- Entertainment News, Firstpost".
  20. ^ "Priyanka, Juhi, Tabu watch Warning 3D".