Munawar Faruqui Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Facts, and Controversy

Munawar Faruqui And His Family

Munawar Faruqui was born in Junagadh, Gujarat, in a poor Islamic family. His entire family believes in Islam. His entire house was destroyed in the communal riots of Gujarat in 2002, shortly after which his mother committed suicide. Tired of his turbulent life in Junagadh, his father shifted to Dongri, Mumbai, with his entire family in 2007 to make a fresh start in life.

After which, he struggled to improve his life. Munawar Faruqui’s parents’ name is unknown, but his father, Iqbal Faruqui, was a driver and used to make a living somehow. His father passed away in February 2020, a very painful time for him, as his father died in the same month when his first ticket show started in Mumbai.

Apart from his parents, there are 3 sisters in his house named Shabana.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Munawar Faruqui was born on 28 January 1992, and according to the calculation, her current age is 30 years.

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things in the Comedy Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Munawar Faruqui is 175 cm and 1.75 m and feet inches- 5′ 9″. His weight is in kilograms- 65 kg. Weight.

Munawar Faruqui has a Waist Size of 32 Inches and a chest of 36 Inches, And biceps of 12 Inches. he has dark brown hair and Black color eyes. Besides this, he is wearing shoe size 10.


Munawar Faruqui completes his School education at a school in Junagadh, Gujrat, India. And then, he was admitted to a college in Junagadh, Gujrat, India, for his Higher Education, and there he completed his graduation. And then He also completes his Graphic Designer Course.

Personal Life

Currently, he is unmarried.


He published a standup comedy video on his YouTube account titled “Dawood, Yamraaj & Aurat” in April 2020, which sent him to the top of YouTube’s rankings.

In August 2020, he released Jawab, his first official video single, in collaboration with Indian artist Spectra, for the first time. In addition to that, he also released eight hip-hop music videos. “Ghost Story” is a standup comedy video he posted on his YouTube channel on 28 February 2021. As a contestant on Kangana Ranaut’s reality television series Lock Upp, he appeared in 2022.

Munawar Faruqui Lock Upp

A standup comedian, rapper, and writer, Munawar Faruqui, will be appearing on Kangana Ranaut’s new reality program Lock Upp, which the actress and comedian will host. He will be the second candidate for the forthcoming reality program Bigg Boss, modeled on the iconic Indian television show of the same name. The program began airing live on ALTBalaji and MX Player on 27 February 2022 and will continue until the end of the year.

‘Comedian’ Munawar Faruqui wins ‘Lock Upp’ hosted by Kangana Ranaut and goes home with Rs 20 lakh prize money. As per reports, Faruqui received 18 lakh votes and Kangana Ranaut’s vote to emerge as the winner. The ‘comedian’ also won a car, cash of ₹20 lakhs, and an all-expense-paid trip to Italy.

Net Worth

The total net worth of Munawar Faruqui is around Rs 2 crore. His main source of earning is through standup comedians. He earns lakhs of rupees by doing his standup comedy shows. He charges around 1.5 lakh to 2.5 lakh rupees per standup show.

He also earns a good amount every month by uploading videos on his YouTube channel. Millions of views come from the videos uploaded on his channel, from which he earns lakhs of rupees. In 2022, he participated in MX Player & Alt Balaji reality tv show, where he charged around ₹3 lakh to ₹3.5 lakh per week.


  1. His home was destroyed during the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat. When he was 16, his mother died by suicide. Fed up with his tumultuous life in Junagadh, his father shifted the family to Mumbai in 2007 to make a fresh start.
  2. Before becoming a standup comedian, Faruqui worked as a utensil seller and salesman in a shop.
  3. In August 2020, he released his first official music video, “Jawab,” collaborating with Indian musician Spectra.


Arrested for hurting religious sentiments of Hindus: On 1 January 2021, Munawar Faruqui was arrested by Madhya Pradesh Police on the complaint filed by Aklavya Laxman Singh Gaur, the son of BJP MLA Malini Gaur, for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus. During one of his shows of the nationwide tour ‘Dongri to Nowhere,’ police, along with a group of men from a Hindu organization called Hind Rakshak Sangathan, stormed the venue in Indore, claiming that Faruqui had made indecent remarks about Hindu deities and Home Minister Amit Shah in his comedy show. After being in jail for 35 days, Faruqui was granted bail by the Supreme Court on 5 February 2021.

Venue vandalism threats by Hindu right-wing outfits: After his arrest in January 2021, in the wake of the threats to venue vandalism by Hindu right-wing outfits, Faruqui’s standup comedy shows were opposed in various cities. In December 2021, K. T. Rama Rao, Telangana IT minister and Telangana Rashtra Samithi’s (TRS) working president, invited Faruqui and comedian Kunal Kamra to perform in Hyderabad, for which Rama Rao was slammed by Dharmapuri Arvind, a BJP MP from Telangana. Dharmapuri Arvind also threatened that comedian Munawar Faruqui’s show, held on 9 January 2022 in Hyderabad, would not be allowed. While speaking to the media, Arvind Dharmapuri said,

Car Collection

  1. Toyota

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Riya Kapoor

Riya Kapoor writes about lifestyle, entertainment, news and gadgets. She has been in this industry for almost 4 years now. She is a graduate from Delhi University with English Hons and had deep connection with writing since her childhood.

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