Actor Satish Kaushik passes away at 66

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of veteran Indian actor and director, Satish Kaushik, at the age of 66. The news was confirmed by his close friend and fellow actor, Anupam Kher, who tweeted about the loss on March 8th, 2023.

Satish Kaushik was a well-known figure in the Indian film industry and had a career spanning over three decades. He started his journey in the world of entertainment as a theatre artist and went on to become a prominent actor, director, and producer in the Indian film industry.

Born on April 13th, 1956, in Delhi, Kaushik began his career in the theatre industry before moving to Mumbai to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. He made his debut in the film industry with the 1984 film "Masoom," directed by Shekhar Kapur. Over the years, he became a familiar face in Indian cinema and was known for his versatility and ability to play a wide range of characters.

Some of Kaushik's notable films include "Mr. India," "Ram Lakhan," "Karz," "Saajan Chale Sasural," and "Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai," to name a few. He also ventured into direction and produced films such as "Tere Naam" and "Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain." Additionally, Kaushik was also a well-known television personality, having hosted several popular shows over the years.

Apart from his work in the entertainment industry, Kaushik was also known for his philanthropic activities. He was actively involved in charitable organizations, particularly those that focused on providing education and healthcare to underprivileged children.

Kaushik's death has come as a shock to his fans and colleagues in the film industry. Tributes have been pouring in from all corners, with many expressing their condolences and remembering him for his contribution to Indian cinema.

Satish Kaushik was a talented actor, director, and a kind-hearted human being who touched the lives of many through his work and philanthropic activities. He will be deeply missed, and his legacy will continue to inspire generations of actors and filmmakers to come.