Bollywood actor and director Satish Kaushik passed away at the age of 66 in the early hour of Thursday, March 9. He was known for his roles like Calender in Mr. India, Pappu Pager in Deewana Mastana, and Chanu Ahmed in Brick Lane.
As per the reports, Satish succumbed to a heart attack while traveling in a car to hospital in Gurugram on 8th April. He is survived by his wife Shashi and 11 yr old daughter Vanshika Kaushik. The news of his death was confirmed by his close friend Anupam Kher, a national award-winning actor, through social media.
Last Rites of Satish Kaushik
On Thursday morning, Satish Kaushik’s body was moved from the Fortis hospital in Gurugram to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay hospital in Delhi for a postmortem. On Thursday afternoon, following the postmortem, his mortal remains were flown to Mumbai.
The actor’s last rituals were carried out at Mumbai’s Versova crematorium. Bollywood actors Sham Kaushal, Anupam Kher, Javed Akhtar, Salman Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, and others paid their final tribute to Satish Kaushik at his residence in Mumbai.
The actor was born on April 13, 1956, he was a theatre artist before finding his footing in Bollywood. Satish Kaushik was the part of movies like Mr. India, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Saajan Chale Sasural, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Udta Punjaab, and Soorma, won everyone’s hearts.
Apart from acting, Satish also directed films, Roop Ki Raani Choron Ka Raja, Tere Naam, Kaagaz, Dhol, Humara Dil Aapke Paas Hai, etc.
Satish Kaushik Family and Photos
He got married to Shashi Kaushik in 1985. His son Shanu died when was just two years old, in 1996. His daughter Vanshika was born through surrogacy, in 2012.
Satish Kaushik Net Worth
As per India.com, Satish Kaushik, who died on March 9, has a net worth of Rs 50 crores approx. His earnings come from Acting, Directing ventures and he has also invested in several successful business ventures. He has left behind properties worth crores for his wife and daughter.
Satish Kaushik Close Friends from Bollywood
With a career span of more than 35 years in the Hindi industry, Satish Kaushik worked with several big names in Bollywood. His friendship with his co-actors Anil Kapoor and Anupam Kher is well known.
In fact, Satish, who had attended the premiere of his friend Anupam Kher’s film Uunchai, crowned the latter the new showman of the film industry.
Their friendship goes back decades, having worked together in successful movies like Ram Lakhan, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai, and Jamai Raja.
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