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Satish Kaushik


Satish Chandra Kaushik was a well-known Indian actor and comedian. He was also a director, producer, and screenwriter. Kaushik graduated from Kirori Mal College, Delhi, and received professional training from the National School of Drama, Delhi, and the Film and Television Institute, Pune.


 In his lifetime, Kaushik was a part of more than 100 films and shows. His most famous theatre role was in the Hindi adaptation of Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman named Salesman Ramlal.


 In the film industry, Kaushik gained popularity with his iconic role in the superhero film Mr. India (1987). His humorous role as a cook and the famous dialogue "Calendar, khaana do" became a household dialogue in the 1990s. 


His most famous movies include Ram Lakhan (1989), Saajan Chale Sasural (1996), Deewana Mastana (1997), Brick Lane (2007), Udta Punjab (2016), Kaagaz (2021). Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993) was Kaushik's first film as a director. 


The film did not do well at the box office. The first hit film he directed was Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999). His other ventures as a director include Prem (1995), In Your Name (2003), Vaada (2005), and Teree Sang: A Kidult Love Story (2009). 


He won the Best Comic Actor award at the Filmfare Awards for his role in Ram Lakhan and Saajan Chale Sasural in 1990 and 1997, respectively. He won the Best Supporting Actor Award at the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival for his role in Kaagaz.


 Shortly after celebrating Holi with his friends, Kaushik died due to cardiac arrest on March 9, 2023.


Emergency as Jagjivan Ram


Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan 2023 as Nadeem Chacha


Guilty Minds (Season 1) as Tejinder Bhalla


Haseena Maan Jaayegi as Kunj Biharilal


Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi as Chanda Mama


Saajan Chale Sasural as Mutthu Swamy