Early on Thursday morning, Bollywood actor and director Satish Kaushik, best known for his roles in Mr. India and Calendar, passed away at the age of 66. According to reports, Kaushik passed away after a heart attack while driving. Kaushik tried to be revived, but on March 9 he passed away.
A brief about at 66, Bollywood Actor-Director Satish Kausik died of heart attack
Vanshika Kaushik, age 11, and his wife Shashi are his only surviving children. His body has been sent to Deendayal Hospital for a postmortem, and his final rites will be performed once it is returned to his family at roughly 3 o’clock in the afternoon. Anita Kaushik, Satish Kaushik’s niece, informed news organisation ANI that the actor has an older sister and a brother and that he has carved out a space for himself in people’s hearts outside of acting. She expressed her hope to be able to do something to give him new life while clearly in distress.
Anupam Kher, a friend and National Award-winning actor, tweeted to confirm Kaushik’s passing.
Kher tweeted with a black-and-white photo of himself and Kaushik, saying “I know ‘death is the ultimate truth of this world!’ But I never thought in my dreams that I would write thing about my best friend Satish Kaushik while alive. Such a sudden full stop on friendship of 45 years!! Life will NEVER be the same without you SATISH! Om Shanti!”
He also remembers Kaushik, telling news agency ANI that both of them originated from lower-income backgrounds and rose to the top of their professions by sheer hard effort. He stated, “He was an incredible, wonderful actor. We both hail from lower-class homes and got here via sheer hard work… He was amazing and made a difference in people’s lives. This loss will be difficult for me to accept.”
Kher was not the only one who expressed sympathy to the deceased soul and the mourning family. Kangana Ranaut, a Bollywood actress, too took to Twitter to pay her tributes to the famous actor-director.
Ranaut tweeted, “Woke up to this horrible news, he was my biggest cheerleader, a very successful actor and director Satish Kaushik ji personally was also a very kind and genuine man. I loved directing him in Emergency. He will be missed, Om Shanti” Ranaut and Kaushik play former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and freedom activist Jagjivan Ram in the film, which is set to be released in October of this year.
The departed artist was also remembered by Akshay Kumar, Madhur Bhandarkar, Amit Shah, Raj Babbar, Tusshar Kapoor, Vivek Agnihotri, Subhash Ghai, Suniel Shetty, Arbaaz Khan, Ranvir Shorey, Renuka Shahane, and Gulshan Devaiah.