Veteran Bollywood actor, director, producer, comedian and screenwriter Satish Kaushik passed away, according to his close friend and Bollywood actor Anupam Kher. Bollywood actor director Satish Kaushik passed away at the age of 66 years on Wednesday, March 8.
Anupam Kher provided the information about his friend’s demise on his official Twitter handle. He expressed his condolences over Kaushik’s death. Satish Kaushik was an Indian actor, director, producer, comedian, and screenwriter. The cause of death is not yet known.
“I know “death is the ultimate truth of this world!” But I never thought in my dreams that I would write this thing about my best friend #SatishKaushik while alive. Such a sudden full stop on a friendship of 45 years!! Life will NEVER be the same without you SATISH! Om Shanti!” Kher tweeted.
As a film actor, he is noted for his roles as “Calendar” in Mr. India, as Pappu Pager in Deewana Mastana. He was 66. Kaushik was an alumnus of National School of Drama, New Delhi and Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. He wrote dialogues for Kundan Shah’s comedy classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron (1983).
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He won the Filmfare Best Comedian Award twice: in 1990 for Ram Lakhan and in 1997 for Saajan Chale Sasural. His first film as a director was Sridevi’s Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993). It did not do well in the box office. His second was Prem (1995). He got his first hit with Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain in 1999.