Actor and filmmaker Satish Kaushik passed away at the age of 66 on Wednesday. His friend and colleague Anupam Kher confirmed the news of his death. Satish Kaushik died after suffering a heart attack in the NCR. His body is at the Fortis hospital, Gurugram, and will be brought to Mumbai after postmortem.
Anupam Kher & Others Give Tribute
Kher wrote in his tribute, “I know “death is the ultimate truth of this world!” But I never thought in my dreams that I would write this thing about my best friend #SatishKaushik while alive. Such a sudden full stop on a friendship of 45 years!! Life will NEVER be the same without you SATISH! Om Shanti!”
Madhur Bhandarkar wrote, “I am so shocked to hear the demise of actor-director Satish Kaushik ji, who was always vibrant, energetic and full of life, he will be missed immensely by the film fraternity & millions of admires, My deepest condolences to his family members.”
Two days before his death, Satish celebrated Holi at Javed Akhtar’s home. He even shared photos from the same on Twitter. He was joined at the party by Richa Chadha, Mahima Chaudhary, Ali Fazal and others.
Kangana Ranaut also tweeted about Satish. “Woke up to this horrible news, he was my biggest cheerleader, a very successful actor and director #SatishKaushik ji personally was also a very kind and genuine man, I loved directing him in Emergency. He will be missed, Om Shanti,” she wrote.