Farooq Nazki was the son of Mir Ghulam Rasool Nazki, a famous man.

who, even now, is considered as one of the most well-known poets from Kashmir.

Farooq Nazki was awarded of many awards during his life.

He was the Director of Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar, Deputy Director General Doordarshan, and Director of Radio Kashmir.

After his death in a Jammu hospital, his family announced that he would be laid to rest in Kashmir.

Two daughters, a son, and his wife live Farooq Nazki.