The popular Bollywood film director, producer, and actor, Satish Kaushik celebrated his 64th birthday this year on April 23.
Satish’s upcoming direction venture is the biographical drama film Kaagaz produced by Salman Khan and Karan Johar under the banner of Salman Khan Films and Dharma Productions. The film which is a biopic on Lal Bihari Mritak’s struggle for the living dead was announced for release in April 2020 but is postponed due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The film Kaagaz features Pankaj Tripathi and Monal Gajjar with Amar Upadhyay who plays the main antagonist. The film revolves around the glaring truth about the agony of people declared dead by ruthless relatives for stealing their assets.
Satish Kaushik Biography
Satish Kaushik was born on April 13, 1956, in Mohindergarh, Haryana. Satish graduated from Kirori Mal College in New Delhi in 1972. He is an alumnus of National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi and Film and Television Institute of India (FTI) in Pune.
Satish Kaushik started his career as an assistant director in Shekhar Kapur’s 1982 drama film Masoom, in which he also debuted as an actor. He wrote dialogues for Kundan Shah’s classic comedy film Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron (1982) and has co-written and anchored the record chart show, Philips Top Ten aired on Zee TV from 1994. He produced films including Kyon Ki (2005), Darna Zaroori Hai (2006) and Bumm Bumm Bole (2010).
Satish Kaushik Top Hits
The notable appearances of Kaushik include the role of ‘Batuk Laal’ in Ramesh Sippy’s romantic drama film Saagar (1985) starring Rishi Kapoor, Kamal Haasan and Dimple Kapadia, ‘Calendar’ in Shekhar Kapur’s superhero film Mr India (1987) starring Sridevi and Anil Kapoor in the lead roles, ‘Kanshiram’ in Subhash Ghai’s crime drama film Ram Lakhan (1989) starring Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Dimple Kapadia, Raakhee and Anupam Kher, ‘Mama’ in David Dhawan’s romantic comedy film Mr and Mrs Khiladi (1997) starring Akshay Kumar and Juhi Chawla in lead roles, ‘Chanu Ahmed’ in Sarah Gavron’s British drama film Brick Lane (2007) starring alongside Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik and Christopher Simpson and ‘Muthaseth’ in Feroz Abbas Khan’s socio-political satire film Dekh Tamasha Dekh (2014) starring alongside Tanvi Azmi and Vinay Jain.
His notable roles as a theatre actor were of ‘Willy Loman’ in the Hindi play, Salesman Ramlal, an adaptation of Arthur Miller’s 1949 stage play Death of a Salesman. The top films he directed are the 1993 action comedy film Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja starring Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher and Johnny Lever, 1995 romantic drama film Prem starring Sanjay Kapoor and Tabu in dual roles, 1999 romantic drama film Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain starring Anil Kapoor, Kajol, Anupam Kher and Shakti Kapoor, 2009 film, Teree Sang starring Ruslaan Mumtaz and Sheena Shahabadi in her first role and 2010 Indian Hindi romantic drama film Milenge Milenge starring Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.
The other notable films he directed are 2000 romantic drama film Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai starring Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Sonali Bendre in the lead roles, 2001 romance film Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai starring Tusshar Kapoor alongside Kareena Kapoor, 2002 romantic comedy film Badhaai Ho Badhaai starring Anil Kapoor, Keerthi Reddy and Shilpa Shetty in the lead roles, 2003 romantic drama film Tere Naam starring Salman Khan and Bhumika Chawla in her Bollywood debut, 2005 romantic thriller film Vaada starring Arjun Rampal, Amisha Patel and Zayed Khan in lead roles, 2006 comedy film Shaadi Se Pehle starring Akshay Khanna, Ayesha Takia, Mallika Sherawat, Sunil Shetty and Aftab Shivdasani in lead roles, 2008 thriller film Karzzzz starring Urmila Matondkar and Himesh Reshammiya and 2014 horror comedy film Gang of Ghosts.
Satish Kaushik Awards
He won Filmfare Award for Best Comedian in 1990 for the film Ram Lakhan and in 1997 for the film Saajan Chale Sasural. He also won the Screen Videocon Award for co-writing and anchoring the show Philips Top Ten.
Satish Kaushik Personal Life
Satish is married to Shashi Kaushik. They have a daughter Vanshika Kaushik. They also had a son Shanu before Vanshika who died at the age of two. Satish along with Anupam Kher, who was his batchmate at National School of drama, founded the film company Karol Bagh Productions. In April 2008, Satish made a tweet that announced the completion of 25 years after his directorial film Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja and apologised to producer Boney Kapoor as the film was a box office failure.
Satish’s favourite films are Upkar (1967), Mughal-E-Azam (1960) and Madhumati (1958). His favourite actors are Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri and Varun Dhawan and favourite actresses are Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and Kajol. His favourite directors are Robert De Niro and Abhishek Chaubey.
Satish Kaushik Images on India Content Website
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