Satish Kaushik, an actor and filmmaker, passed away early on Thursday morning after suffering a heart attack, according to actor Anupam Kher. Anupam claimed that Satish was in Delhi prior to his untimely demise, citing a recent report.
Anupam expressed his shock at Satish Kaushik’s passing in a tweet earlier on Thursday. He shared a picture of the pair in black and white on Twitter. Anupam wrote in the caption, “I know that death is the ultimate truth but never in my dreams I thought that I would have to write that about my best friend Satish Kaushik. A sudden full stop to 45 years of friendship. Life will never be the same without you Satish! Om Shanti.”
जानता हूँ “मृत्यु ही इस दुनिया का अंतिम सच है!” पर ये बात मैं जीते जी कभी अपने जिगरी दोस्त #SatishKaushik के बारे में लिखूँगा, ये मैंने सपने में भी नहीं सोचा था।45 साल की दोस्ती पर ऐसे अचानक पूर्णविराम !! Life will NEVER be the same without you SATISH ! ओम् शांति! 💔💔💔 pic.twitter.com/WC5Yutwvqc
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) March 8, 2023
As per news agency ANI, Satish’s postmortem will be done at Deen Dayal Hospital in Delhi on Thursday. As per the report, his body was bought to the hospital at 5.30 am and has been kept in the mortuary. His postmortem will be done at 11 am and his body will be brought to Mumbai after that.
Ashoke Pandit too shared a picture with Satish on Twitter. He wrote, “Can’t believe this? Shocked and Sad to know my dear friend @satishkaushik2 is no more as he suffered a heart attack in Delhi. My last film with him was The Last Show. A great loss to the film, TV and theatre industry. Heartfelt condolences to the family. Om Shanti.”
Can’t believe this ?
Shocked & Sad to know my dear friend #SatishKaushik is no more as he suffered a heart attack in Delhi .
My last film with hm ws
“The Last Show “ .
A grt loss to d film,Tv & theatre industry .
Heartfelt condolences to d family.
ओम शांति !
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) March 9, 2023
Satish’s last post on his Twitter account was a series of pictures from the annual Holi celebrations organised by lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar on March 7 in Mumbai. “Colourful Happy Fun Holi party at Janki Kutir Juhu by @Javedakhtarjadu @babaazmi @AzmiShabana @tanviazmi.. met the newly wed beautiful couple @alifazal9 @RichaChadha… wishing Happy Holi to everyone…” he wrote.
Satish was most known for his parts in movies like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Mr. India, Deewana Mastana, and Udta Punjab. He graduated from both the National School of Theatre and the Film and Television Institute of India. Satish, who had a gift for comedy, was a director as well. Tere Naam and Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai are two of his most well-liked movies.