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Abdul Hamid Shaikh

Abdul Hamid Shaikh started his career in 1985 as a light man (Spark) and grip assistant. He then grew his way up to become one of the leading gaffers in India in the year 1998. His first film as a Gaffer was the Hollywood film 'Train to Pakistan' directed Pamela Rooks, he then proceeded to become the favourite gaffer for all International and ... See full bio »

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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India Camera and Electrical Department
Bluffmaster! Camera and Electrical Department
The Guru
The Guru Camera and Electrical Department
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love Camera and Electrical Department


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 2015 Jaanisaar (gaffer)
 2013 Nautanki Saala! (gaffer - as Abdul Hamid Sheikh)
 2013 I, Me aur Main (gaffer - as Abdul Hamid Sheikh)
 2010 Dhobi Ghat (gaffer - as Abdul Hamid Sheikh)
 2009 Chintu Ji (gaffer - as Abdul Hamid Sheikh)
 2009 Chandni Chowk to China (gaffer - as Abdul Hamid Sheikh)
 2005 Bluffmaster! (chief camera assistant - as Abdul Hameed Shaikh) / (gaffer - as Abdul Hameed Shaikh)
 2005 Mangal Pandey: The Rising (additional gaffer - as Abdul Hamid Sheikh)
 2004 American Daylight (gaffer: India)
 2004 Hava Aney Dey (gaffer - as Abdul Hamid Sheikh)
 2002 The Guru (electrician: India)
 2001 Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (lighting technician)
 1999 Split Wide Open (gaffer - as Abdul Hamid Sheikh)
 1996 Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (grip - as Abdul Hamid Sheikh)
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 2005 Kalyug (makeup artist)
 2004 Dhoom (makeup artist: Esha)
 2003 Ishq Vishk (makeup artist: Shahid Kapur & Company)
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 2008 Slumdog Millionaire
Javed's Goon (as Hamid Sheikh)
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 2003 Everyman (TV Series documentary) (location facilities - 1 episode)
- The Life of the Buddha (2003) ... (location facilities)

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Alternate Names:

Abdul Hameed Shaikh | Abdul Hamid Sheikh | Hamid Sheikh

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