Munawar Faruqui

Munawar Faruqui Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 25, 2023

Date of Birth

28 / January / 1992


32 Years


Stand-up Comedian Rapper

Munawar Faruqui Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Munawar Faruqui, an Indian stand-up comedian, is constantly in controversy for his comedy. His YouTube comedy videos Ghost Stories and Dawood, Yamraj, Aurat, Doctor & Engineer are his most well-known. He was born in Junagadh (Gujarat) on 28 January 1992. Munawar Iqbal Faruqui is Munawar Iqbal Faruqui’s full name. The Gujarat 2002 riots have claimed the lives of his entire family.


Faruqui was raised in Junagadh in Gujarat by a poor Islamic family. His entire family is a believer in Islam. In 2002, his entire house was destroyed by the Gujarat communal riots. His mother then committed suicide shortly afterwards. His turbulent life in Junagadh led to him becoming tired and he moved to Mumbai in 2007 with his entire family to start a new life.

Early Life

Faruqui was born 28 January 1992 in Junagadh (Gujarat) to an Indian Muslim family. After his family’s home was destroyed in the 2002 Gujarati communal riots, Faruqui was 16 years old when his mother passed away. He was 17 when his father died. While he was in school, he worked in a utensil shop. He was a graphic designer in his twenties. He discovered comedy when OTT platforms began to be introduced in India in 2017.

Personal Life

Faruqui’s  home was burned during the 2002 Gujarat communal riots. His mother committed suicide when he was 16. His turbulent life in Junagadh made him tired and his father moved his family to Mumbai in 2007. Munavvar started to take an interest in standup comedy when he was just 15. His family discovered that standup comedy was his full-time occupation when people began to take selfies of him.

Lock Upp

Munawar Faruqui is a comedian, writer, and rapper who will appear on Kangana Ranaut’s new reality show Lock Upp. The actress and comedian will host. He will be the second contestant for Bigg Boss’ reality show, which is based on the Indian television series of the same title. The program will air live on ALTBalaji, MX Player and continue until the end.


He uploaded a comedy video called “Dawood Yamraaj & Aurat”, which he posted on his YouTube channel in April 2020. This earned him his first stardom. In August 2020, he released “Jawab”, his first song in collaboration with an Indian musician Spectra.

Munawar Faruqui uploaded “Ghost Story”, a standup comedy video, to his YouTube Channel on February 28, 2021. He was a contestant in Kangana Ranaut’s reality TV show Lock Upp. He was named the show’s winner on 8 May 2022.



Title Roles Year
Cold Lassi Aur Chicken Masala Roast Comic 2019
Lock Upp (Season 1) Contestant 2022


Track Co-artist Year
“Jawab” Spectra 2020
“Nagpada Ka Rider” Spectra 2020
“Aazmaish” Nazz 2021
“Dus Lakh” Spectra 2021
“Hunarat” 2021
“Khwahish” DRJ Sohail 2021
“Kalandar” Farhan Khan 2022
“Khamoshi” Farhan Khan 2022
“Kaamil” 2022
“Halki Si Barsaat” Nazila 2022

Social Media

Facebook @Munawarcomedy (142K+ Followers)
Instagram @munawar.faruqui (1M+ Followers)
Twitter @munawar0018 (145K+ Followers)
Wikipedia Munawar_Faruqui
Phone Number Not Known
YouTube munawar0018
Website Not Known

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Net Worth, Income & Salary

Munawar Faruqui is worth Rs 2 Crore. His main source of income is from standup comedy. He earns thousands of rupees performing standup comedy shows all over the country. Each standup performance costs him between 1.5 to 2.5 lakh rupees.

Salary approx. ₹1.5 Lakh- ₹3 Lakh per show
Car Collection Not Known
Total Net Worth ₹2 crores (Approx., as in 2023)

Munawar Faruqui GF

Today Munawar Faruqui, a standup comedian and Lock Upp Winner turned one year old. This special day was celebrated with his girlfriend Nazila Sistaishi.

Munawar Faruqui Married

Lockup, a television reality series, revealed that Munawwar is married with a son, and has been living separately from his wife for over a year. The lockup host also revealed that Farooqui was married and had a son.

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Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
Birth Place Junagadh Gujarat
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Dark Brown
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Name Not Known
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Stand-up Comedian Rapper
Siblings Sisters: Shabana & 2 other sisters
Spous Name Not Known
Weight 64 Kg
141 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aquarius


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