Actor-director Satish Kaushik passed away in the wee hours of Thursday, March 9. He was 66 years old. The news of his death has left the Hindi film industry as well as several fans in shock.
Reporedly, Satish was in Delhi when he suffered a heart attack while travelling in a car. A day before his death, he had attended the Holi party hosted by Javed Akhtar at his home in Mumbai. Satish had shared some happy pictures from the bash.
Satish Kaushik was an Indian actor, comedian, screenwriter, director and producer. He was born on April 13, 1965, in Haryana. He acted in theatres before finding his break in Bollywood. As a film actor, Satish Kaushik was known for his roles as Calendar in the 1987 superhero film, Mr India, as Pappu Pager in Deewana Mastana (1997), and as Chanu Ahmed in the British film Brick Lane (2007), directed by Sarah Gavron. Satish Kaushik also won the Filmfare Best Comedian Award in 1990 for Ram Lakhan and in 1997 for Saajan Chale Sasural.
Satish Kaushik is survived by his wife and a daughter.