Over the past decade or so, Farooq Mengal's name has been circulating in the media for a number of reasons. While his reputation as a renowned producer is something that can never be doubted, his personal life has been a news maker, though not always for the good reasons.
As a drama producer, Farooq has been associated with a number of successful projects, especially those in which he teamed up with his ex-wife late Afreen Baig. He has to his credit successful TV dramas like 'Seeli Baarish', 'Behlawa' and 'Chalte Chalte', Farooq collaborated with Afreen in dramas such as 'Humsafar' and 'Chalte Chalte'.
Farooq's name was thrown into major disrepute after Afreen was found murdered at their house in the year 2004. Farooq was accused for her murder but has not faced any criminal charges yet. In 2010, he got married to film actress Noor but the two were reported to have some relationship issues as well.
Meanwhile, Farooq has been busy with his productions which include tele films such as 'Ankh Macholi' and 'Gaye'. His drama 'Ek Haath Ki Taali' is currently being shot.