Satish Kaushik's Iconic Films and Roles: Calendar
In Mr India, Pappu Pager In Deewana Mastana and More

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Calendar, Pappu Pager, Kashiram -- the list of memorable roles played by Bollywood actor-director Satish Kaushik is endless. Satish Kaushik who was seen enjoying himself at Javed Akhtar's Holi party suddenly passed away after suffering a heart attack. But he has left behind a legacy of iconic films and roles

Remembering Satish
Kaushik: His Iconic Roles

Satish Kaushik found his fame in Bollywood with Mr India starring Anil Kapoor, Sridevi and Amrish Puri. He played the iconic character of a cook named Calendar. He was also an Assistant Director in the film. ‘Calendar khana do’, became an iconic dialogue from the movie

Satish Kaushik as
Calendar in Mr India 

Satish Kaushik as Kashiram in Ram Lakhan managed to tickle funny bones in this otherwise high-intensity drama film starring Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff and others

Satish Kaushik as
Kashiram in Ram Lakhan

Satish played a contract killer in Govinda, Anil Kapoor, and Juhi Chawla’s 1997 film as Pappu Pager. His perfect portrayal of a villain became one of the highlights of Deewana Mastana

Satish Kaushik as Pappu
Pager in Deewana Mastana

Satish Kaushik who wrote the dialogues for Jane Bhi Do Yaaron played the role of Ashok Namboodirippad, who was the brother of the corrupt contractor in the movie. It also starred Naseeruddin Shah in a lead role

Satish Kaushik as Ashok
in Jane Bhi Do Yaaron

Akshay Kumar mourned the death of Satish Kaushik as he tweeted, “Chanda Mama is gone. Deeply saddened to hear about Satish Kaushik ji’s demise. 

Satish Kaushik as Chanda
Mama in Mr and Mrs Khiladi

Will remember him for the spontaneous laughter he brought to the sets of Mr & Mrs Khiladi. Am sure he’s already making everyone smile in heaven. Om Shanti”

Satish Kaushik as Chanda
Mama in Mr and Mrs Khiladi

Satish’s role as a music director in Udta Punjab and his role in Indian thriller Calcutta Mail are also memorable. He also starred in Brick Lane, which bagged nominations at the BAFTA awards for Best Actress and Best Director

Satish Kaushik in
Udta Punjab, Calcutta Mail

Satish Kaushik has played some iconic characters in theatre plays as well. One of his noted roles is of Willy Loman in the Hindi-language play, Salesman Ramlal, an adaptation of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

Satish Kaushik as
a theater artist

Satish Kaushik was last seen in 2023 in Rakul Preet-starrer Chhatriwali. He will also star in Kangana Ranaut’s Emergency as former Defence Minister Jagjivan Ram

Satish Kaushik’s last film

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