Satish Kaushik, an actor-filmmaker, died of a heart attack early Thursday morning, according to his close friend Anuper Kher.
According to Kher, Kaushik was visiting a friend in Delhi when he began to feel uneasy. “He felt uneasy and told the driver to take him to the hospital, and on the way, he had a heart attack around 1 a.m.,” Kher told PTI. Kher stated in a tweet that he was shocked to learn of Kaushik’s untimely death.
Kaushik debuted in the film ‘Masoom’ in 1983. From: ‘Mr India’s Calendar’ (where he played a servant) to ‘Taya Ji’ in ‘Udta Punjab,’ the actor has carved out a niche for himself.
He has a large fan base due to his acting abilities and ability to portray a wide range of characters. He attended the National School of Drama as well as the Film and Television Institute of India.
On that sad note, we’ll look at some of his films that will live on in our memories of the roles he played.
Mr India (1987)
Mr India, starring Anil Kapoor, Amrish Puri, and Sridevi, was released in 1987. Kaushik portrayed Anil Kapoor’s servant, Calendar, in this film. The audience applauded his performance.
Ram Lakhan (1989)
The veteran actor reprised his role as a servant working at Anupam Kher’s shop in this multi-starrer starring Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, and Jackie Shroff.
Saajan Chale Sasural (1996)
Satish’s character in this film is called ‘Muthu Swamy,’ and he plays the role very well. In addition to Satish, the film stars Karisma Kapoor, Govinda, and Tabu. Satish portrayed Govinda’s friend in the film.
Mr and Mrs Khiladi (1997)
Satish played the hero’s uncle in this Akshay Kumar and Juhi Chawla film. Everyone was baffled by his portrayal of the character.
Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999)
Satish entertained the audience with his comedic timing. He played Kader Khan’s servant in the film.
Deewana Mastana (1997)
Govinda, Anil Kapoor, and Juhi Chawla played the lead roles in this film. Satish’s character was known as Pappu Pager. His acting abilities and sense of humor were once again praised by all.
At last, Kaushik entertained the audience with his great comic performance. He was 66 at the time of his death. He was one of the finest actors and a great Director of Bollywood. Everyone in the film industry is shocked by the sudden death of Kaushik. He will always be remembered for his comic roles in the Hindi film industry.
Panchayiti pays tribute to the legend, may his near and dear ones find the strength in this hour of grief.