Actor-Director Satish Kaushik Passes Away

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor  and eminent director Satish Kaushik passed away on Thursday following a cardiac arrest in Gurugram on Thursday. He was 66. His body will be brought to Mumbai after a postmortem is conducted. His friend and actor Anupam Kher took to social media to share the news. The actor shared a tweet and wrote, “Life will be never the same without you Satish.”

The tweet originally in Hindi, loosely translates to: ““I know that death is the ultimate truth of this world! But I had not thought even in my wildest dreams that I would write this thing about my best friend someday. Such a sudden full stop to a friendship of 45 years!! Life will NEVER be the same without you SATISH!”

Kangana Ranaut also reacted to the news and shared, “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.” Satish Kaushik was born on April 13, 1965. He was a theater artist before he made his debut in Bollywood.

Satish Kaushik is well-known for characters like Calendar in the 1987 film Mr. India, Pappu Pager in the 1997 film Deewana Mastana, Chanu Ahmed in the 2007 British film Brick Lane. The actor won many awards for his comic timing. He won the Filmfare Best Comedian Award in 1990 for the 1990 film Ram Lakhan and 1997 film Saajan Chale Sasural. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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