Satish Kaushik passed awayActor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik passed away today (March 9) following a heart attack, informed his close friend and industry colleague Anupam Kher. He was 66 years old.
Several political personalities like Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Ravi Kishan on Thursday remembered veteran actor Satish Kaushik as a gentleman and a kind person whose love for life was irreplaceable.
Kaushik, who played many roles as a director, producer and screenwriter, died of a heart attack in the early hours of Thursday in Delhi.
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His close friend and colleague Anupam Kher told the media, “He was at a friend’s house in Delhi. Suddenly she felt uneasy and asked the driver to take her to the hospital. On the way, he had a heart attack at around one o’clock in the night. Earlier, Kher had shared the news of Kaushik’s demise on Twitter.
“I know that death is the ultimate truth of this world! But I never dreamed that someday I would be writing this about my best friend. Suddenly there was such a full stop on the friendship of 45 years!! Life will never be the same without you, Satish!” Kher said in the post.
An alumnus of the National School of Drama (NSD) and the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Kaushik is known for his roles in films such as “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron”, “Mr India”, “Deewana Mastana”. , and “Udta Punjab”.
Kaushik’s last post on his official Twitter account was a series of pictures from the annual Holi celebrations organized by renowned lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar in Mumbai on March 7.
“Colourful Happy Fun #Holi Party by @Javedakhtarjadu @babaazmi @AzmiShabana @tanviazmi at Janki Kutir Juhu..newly married beautiful couple @alifazal9 @Richa Chadha….Wishing everyone a very Happy Holi #friendship #festivals #Holi2023 #colors,” he wrote. written.
Known for his comic timing, Kaushik was also a director. His most popular films as a filmmaker are “Tere Naam” starring Salman Khan and “Mujhse Kuch Kehna Hai” starring Kareena Kapoor Khan and Tusshar Kapoor.
Actress Kangana Ranaut, who worked with Kaushik in her upcoming film ‘Emergency’, remembered him as a ‘kind and genuine person’.
“Woke up to this terrible news, he was my biggest cheerleader, a very successful actor and director #SatishKaushik ji was also a very kind and genuine person personally, I loved directing him in Emergency.
He will be missed, Om Shanti.”
He is survived by his wife and daughter.
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