Lilliput (actor)

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M. M. Faruqui

Years active1980–present

Lilliput is an Indian comedy actor and writer for the TV series Vikram Vetaal and Bollywood films. His real name is M. M. Faruqui. He adopted the screen name taking a cue from Lilliput and Blefuscu, two island nations in Jonathan Swift's novel Gulliver's Travels where Gulliver lands onto an island peopled by midgets.[1]

He is best known for writing Doordarshan's popular science fiction series Indradhanush and films such as Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Saagar (1985), and popular 90s sitcoms like Dekh Bhai Dekh , Natkhat and Mr. Funtoosh, and for starring in Woh (1998) as Woh. He plays Dadda Tyagi in Famous web series Mirzapur Season 2.[2][3]


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released


Year Title Role Notes
1985 Saagar Cheena
1998 Aunty No. 1 Servant
2005 Bunty Aur Babli Band Trumpet Player
2010 Prem Kaa Game Dr. Screwvala
2020 Kaamyaab Himself


Year Title Role Notes
1985 Idhar Udhar Sudhir
1985-86 Vikram Aur Betaal Various characters
1993 Dekh Bhai Dekh Various characters
1998 Woh Woh (Vikram)
2009 Shaurya Aur Suhani Bhasundi
2010-16 Adaalat Brijesh Kumar (Babloo Joker) / Peter Fernandes
2012 Luck Luck Ki Baat Abdul Jan
2019-20 Vidya School Principal Manohar Mishra [4]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2020 Mirzapur 2 Dadda Tyagi Amazon Prime Video[5]


  1. ^ "My own family was the inspiration behind Dekh Bhai Dekh: Anand Mahendroo". 9 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Liliput's no small wonder - Times of India".
  3. ^ "Here's A Look At All The New Characters Coming In 'Mirzapur' Season 2. Ab Hoga Taandav!". ScoopWhoop. 6 October 2020.
  4. ^ "लिलिपुट की टेलीविजन पर वापसी, इस बार प्रिंसिपल के अवतार में आ रहे नजर" [Lilliput returns to television, this time seen in the principal's avatar]. Amar Ujala. 26 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Mirzapur 2 review: Amazon Prime Video series gives you a sense of deja vu". 24 October 2020.

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