RIP Satish Kaushik: Anupam Kher, Kangana Ranaut, Abhishek Bachchan, Others Mourn His Demise

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Bollywood actor-director Satish Kaushik passed away at the age of 66. He suffered a fatal heart attack while he was in a car in Delhi. He is survived by his daughter and wife

Satish Kaushik dies of
heart attack

Kashmir Files actor Anupam Kher shared the news of Satish Kaushik’s death on Twitter and wrote, “I know ‘death is the ultimate truth of this world!’ But I never thought in my dreams that I would write thing about my best friend Satish Kaushik while alive. Such a sudden full stop on friendship of 45 years!! Life will NEVER be the same without you SATISH! Om Shanti! (sic)”

RIP Satish Kaushik:
Anupam Kher's tribute
for his friend

Kangana Ranaut also mourned the death of Satish Kaushik and wrote, “Woke up to this horrible news, he was my biggest cheerleader, a very successful actor and director #SatishKaushik ji personally was also a very kind and genuine man, I loved directing him in Emergency. He will be missed, Om Shanti”

Condolences pour in
for Satish Kaushik

Director Madhur Bhandarkar, actors Urmila Matondkar, Abhishek Bachchan, Neha Dhupia, Manoj Bajpayee are some of the film industry personalities to mourn the loss of the actor

Bollywood mourns loss

Satish Kaushik was born on April 13, 1956, in Haryana. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama (NSD)and the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). He started out as a theatre artist and later stepped into the Bollywood industry

Satish Kaushik’s life

Satish started his acting career in 1982. His last film was Kangana Ranaut's directorial Emergency which is slated to be released this year where he plays the role of India’s former Defence Minister Jagjivan Ram

Satish Kaushik’s
notable performances

Other notable films of his career are Mr India, where he played a character named Calendar,  Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Saajan Chale Sasural, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Udta Punjab and Soorma

Satish Kaushik’s
notable performances

Ace actor Satish Kaushik is also known for his directorial skills. Some of the noted films directed by him are Roop ki Rani Choron ka Raja, Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai,  Tere Naam, Dhol, and Kaagaz

Satish Kaushik as a director

Satish Kaushik who had established himself as a comic actor in Bollywood had won Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Ram Lakhan in 1990 and for Saajan Chale Sasural in 1997. He also won a Best Comic Actor award for his film Pardesi Babu 

Key awards won by
Satish Kaushik 

Satish Kaushik's last public appearance was on March 7 at the Holi party hosted by Javed Akhtar. His last tweet was, "Colourful Happy Fun Holi party at Janki Kutir Juhu by Javed Akhtar, Baba Azmi, Shabana Azmi, Tanvi Azmi, met the newlywed beautiful couple Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha, wishing Happy Holi to everyone"

Satish Kaushik attended
Holi party

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