Aarif Sheikh (I)

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Aarif Sheikh (I)

Aarif Sheikh is a National Award winner film editor who is best known for editing films like Samay, D-Day and Chillar Party.

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Biography

Aarif Sheikh is a National Award winner film editor who is best known for editing films like Samay, D-Day and Chillar Party. Aarif Sheikh started his career as a film editor in Bollywood with the children’s film Makdee (2002). The film was very well received and he went on to edit more feature films which brought him much recognition and awards. In 2003, he edited the critically acclaimed movie Maqbool and the action movie Samay: When Time Strikes, which earned him a National Award for the Best Editing. Aarif edited a number of films like Maseeha (2002), Vaastu Shastra (2004), Pehla Pehla Pyar (2006), Taxi No 9211 (2006), Aloo Chaat (2009), Dum Maaro Dum (2011), Nautanki Saala! (2013) and Yaariyan (2014). He also worked on many popular films like Parzania (2005), Chandni Chowk to China (2009), Chillar Party (2011), Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum (2012) and D-Day (2013). D-Day earned him the Filmfare award for the best editing. In 2009, Aarif turned director for the film Let’s Dance. The critically acclaimed film, Haider (2014) was also edited by Sheikh and his upcoming films as an editor include Drishyam (31st July, 2015) and Phantom (2015).

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