Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpayee, Farah Khan, Subhash Ghai pay tributes
BR News Desk
Bollywood actor and director Satish Kaushik passed away at 66 in the early hours of Thursday. Kaushik reportedly succumbed to a heart attack while travelling in a car. Kaushik, who is known for his roles like Calendar in Mr India, is survived by his wife Shashi and daughter 11-year-old Vanshika Kaushik. The news was confirmed by his friend and National Award-winning actor Anupam Kher in a tweet.
Kher shared a black-and-white picture of himself and Kaushik and tweeted, “I know ‘death is the ultimate truth of this world!’ But I never thought in my dreams that I would write thing about my best friend Satish Kaushik while alive. Such a sudden full stop on friendship of 45 years!! Life will NEVER be the same without you SATISH! Om Shanti!
Bollywood celebrities including Kangana Ranaut, Madhur Bhandarkar, Manoj Bajpayee, and Soni Razdan expressed grief and paid their tributes to the late filmmaker-actor Satish Kaushik.
Taking to Twitter, Kangana shared a picture featuring herself and Satish Kaushik as they shook hands. She wrote, “Woke up to this horrible news, he was my biggest cheerleader, a very successful actor and director Satish Kaushik ji personally was also a very kind and genuine man, I loved directing him in Emergency. He will be missed, Om Shanti.”
Manoj Bajpayee reacted to a tweet about Satish’s death. He wrote, “Completely shocked to read this! What a great loss for all of us and his family! Condolences to his family and friends! May you rest in peace Satish Bhai (brother)!”
Madhur Bhandarkar posted a photo with Satish in which the duo sat together while posing for the camera. Satish was seen smiling in the photo as he was dressed in a floral shirt under a purple jacket and denims.
Madhur 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 and millions of admires. My deepest condolences to his family members. Om Shanti (folded hands emoji) @satishkaushik2.”