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In pictures: Remembering Bollywood actor Satish Kaushik on his birth anniversary

Remembering the luminous legacy of Satish Kaushik on what would have been his 68th birthday. From his iconic roles to visionary directorial ventures, his talent illuminated Indian cinema, leaving an everlasting imprint on hearts worldwide

Our Web Desk Published 13.04.24, 04:50 PM
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Satish Kaushik, a multifaceted talent renowned for his prowess as an actor, director, and producer, passed away on March 9, 2023, at the age of 66. Satish Kaushik bid farewell to this world last year, a day after joyously celebrating the festival of Holi in Gurugram. The postmortem report of Satish Kaushik revealed that the sudden demise was caused due to a cardiac attack. With a career spanning decades, Kaushik etched his name into the annals of Indian cinema through his unforgettable performances and visionary storytelling. 

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Today, on what would have been Satish Kaushik's 68th birthday, Bollywood celebrities and friends honoured his memory by reflecting on his remarkable contributions to the industry and the warmth he exuded in every interaction. His friend, Anupam Kher shared a heartfelt note where he wrote, 'for me you are always around'.

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The late actor held a profound admiration for the legendary Amitabh Bachchan, a sentiment that culminated in a cherished moment when they shared the screen in the film 'Jalwa'. Reflecting on his humble beginnings, Kaushik once revealed, “When I first came to the city, I stayed with my relatives in Byculla. When they came to know that I had come to act, they stopped talking to me. I left that place and got a paying guest accommodation opposite Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalow.”

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Following his graduation from Kirori Mai College of Delhi University, Satish Kaushik continued to refine his craft by undergoing training at prestigious institutions such as the National School of Drama and the Film and Television Institute of India.

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Satish Kaushik embarked on his cinematic journey with his debut role in 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro' in 1983. However, it was his portrayal of the lovable cook, Calendar, in the 1989 blockbuster 'Mr. India' that catapulted him into the limelight, earning him widespread acclaim and popularity.

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Throughout his illustrious career spanning over three decades, Satish Kaushik garnered widespread acclaim for his memorable performances in a plethora of films. His last screen appearance as an actor was in Kaagaz 2 where he plays a tormented father seeking justice for his daughter's death.

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Satish not only dazzled audience with his acting prowess but also left a lasting impression with his directorial ventures. His directorial journey commenced with the 1993 film 'Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja,' followed by his blockbuster hit 'Tere Naam' in 2003. Among his notable directorial works are 'Prem' (1995), 'Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain' (1999), and 'Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai' (2000).

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