Famous Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor recently posted on social media to pay tribute to his fellow actor and close friend Satish Kaushik, who he worked with on the legendary 1987 film “Mr. India,” directed by Shekhar Kapur. Kaushik, who also directed many successful films, tragically passed away due to a heart attack in Gurugram on Wednesday at the age of 66.
Anil Kapoor shared several throwback pictures on his Instagram account featuring himself, Kaushik, and fellow actor Anupam Kher. In the caption, he expressed his sadness at the loss of such a talented actor and director, calling Kaushik his “younger brother.” Kapoor also acknowledged Kaushik’s contribution to the success of “Mr. India,” in which he played the memorable character of “Calendar.”
The news of Kaushik’s unexpected death has left the film industry in shock, with many actors and filmmakers expressing their condolences on social media. Kaushik’s colleagues remember him as a versatile actor, a skilled director, and a warm and kind-hearted person. His ability to connect with people on a personal level was one of the many qualities that made him stand out in the industry.
Born in Delhi in 1956, Kaushik began his career in theatre before transitioning to Bollywood. He quickly made a name for himself with his excellent acting skills and went on to star in several successful films, including “Ram Lakhan,” “Saajan Chale Sasural,” and “Judwaa.” He also directed hit movies like “Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja,” “Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai,” and “Tere Naam.”
In addition to his successful career in the film industry, Kaushik was also known for his philanthropic work. He was involved with various charitable organizations and helped raise funds for causes such as education, healthcare, and disaster relief.
Kaushik’s death is a significant loss for the film industry, and he will always be remembered for his iconic roles and contributions to Indian cinema. As Anil Kapoor aptly put it, “You will always be missed and remembered in our hearts Satish ji.”
We are deeply saddened by the passing of the legendary actor-director Satish Kaushik. His contributions to Indian cinema will always be remembered, and his loss is truly a huge loss for the film industry. On behalf of the entire team at Carry On Harry Talk Show and BalleBalleRadio, we extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones. We pray for strength and peace for them during this difficult time. Satish Ji, you will always be remembered and missed in our hearts. Rest in peace.” Harry Johal Editor