Munawar Faruqui is an Indian comedian and rapper from Junagadh, Gujarat. He came into the stand-up comedy scene sometime around 2019 and did his first-ever show in July 2019 in Malad. He came to the limelight with a series of comedy videos he uploaded to his YouTube channel. He got his breakthrough in 2022 when he won Balaji Telefilms’s reality television show Lock Upp, hosted by Kangana Ranaut, and subsequently became a contestant on Salman Khan’s reality show Bigg Boss in the 17th season. Also, a singer and musician, Munawar has recorded several songs, including Dus Lakh, Jawab, Khamoshi, Legacy, Kalandar, Tu Lage Mujhe, Khwahish, Hunarat, and Aazmaish. In 2023, he made headlines when he was accused by actress and social media personality Ayesha Khan of cheating on her with another model and social media personality Nazila Sitaishi. Munawar’s journey from a small town to the big stage reflects his passion for making people laugh and appreciate the art of storytelling.
Munawar Faruqui Biography
Munawar Faruqui was born on January 28, 1992, in Junagadh, Gujarat, India. As of 2024, he is 31 years old.
|Munawar Iqbal Faruqui
|Date of Birth
|January 28, 1992
|31 years old
|Place of Birth
|Junagadh, Gujarat, India
|Stand-up Comedian, Rapper, Reality TV Star
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Munawar Faruqui Family and Early Life
Munawar was born into a Gujarati Muslim family and was raised along with three siblings by his parents. He has three sisters, including Shabana. His father was a lorry driver and lost all the money he saved and as a result, the family had to go through hardships. His childhood was hard as he had to drop out of school during the 5th grade and take odd jobs to provide for himself and the family. His mother passed away when he was 14 years old and moved to Mumbai to his aunt’s place. He worked many odd jobs before he discovered that he was good at making people around him entertained with his wit, satire, and timing comedies.
|5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm
Munawar Faruqui Wife, Girlfriend, and Love Life
Munawar Faruqui was married to wife Jasmine from 2017 to 2022. The duo together has a son. They were divorced in 2022.
He started dating model and social media influencer Nazila Sitaishi in 2021. They were supportive of each other’s career and things were going well until December 2023 when everything started to fall apart. She broke off with him in an Instagram Live after discovering Munawar was cheating on her with Ayesha Khan and other girls. It appears that Munawar was in a relationship with both of them while also secretly dating other girls. It was Ayesha who first broke out about Munawar’s multiple affairs in her podcast when Munawar was in the Bigg Boss show and Nazila followed suit.
Munawar Faruqui Career and Accomplishments
Munawar’s journey into the world of comedy began with uploading comedy videos to his eponymous YouTube channel. The videos earned him initial traction and momentum that led to exciting opportunities and he booked for stand-up comedy at local venues. He honed his craft by performing in front of diverse audiences and his ability to connect with people from different walks of life soon earned him recognition and paved the way for larger gigs. The comedian has done shows across the country and abroad and is known for making jokes on controversial subjects.
In January 2021, he was arrested by police when he was performing a stand-up comedy show in Madhya Pradesh, where he allegedly mocked Hindu deities and Amit Shah, a politician from BJP. Despite his arrest being largely criticized, he was released on bail in February after spending 27 days in prison.
In addition to his stand-up comedy, Munawar is known for his prowess as a rapper. His unique style and thought-provoking lyrics have garnered attention, showcasing his versatility as an artist. He released his debut song “Jawab” in August 2020 and went on to release several songs, “Aazmaish”, “Khawab”, “Khamoshi”, “Alag BT”, “Kalandar”, “Madari”, “Tu Lage Mujhe”, “Malaal”, and “Legacy”. He released his debut album Madari in 2023.
In 2022, he participated in Balaji Telefilms’s reality television show Lock Upp, hosted by Kangana Ranaut. He eventually won the show and became a contestant on the reality TV show Bigg Boss 17, hosted by Salman Khan.
Who is Munawar Faruqui?
Munawar is a comedian and rapper, known for his part in reality shows Lock Upp and Bigg Boss 17. He’s also known for being in a relationship with Ayesha Khan and Nazila Sitaishi at the same time.
When and where was Munawar Faruqui born?
Munawar was born on January 28, 1992, in Junagadh, Gujarat, India.
What is the age of Munawar Faruqui?
He is 31 years old (2024).
Is Munawar Faruqui married and who is his wife?
Munawar was previously married to Jasmine. He has a son with her.
What is the height of Munawar Faruqui?
He stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Who is Munawar Faruqui’s girlfriend?
Munawar’s ex-girlfriends are Nazila Sitaishi and Ayesha Khan.