Satish Kaushik passes away Live Updates: Satish Kaushik cremated: Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty and others pay their last respects to the celebrated actor
Satish Kaushik passes away Live Updates: Satish Kaushik cremated: Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty and others pay their last respects to the celebrated actor – Actor-writer-director Satish Kaushik passed away today at the age of 66. His close associate and best friend Anupam Kher took to Twitter to announce the sad news. The news has left the entire industry shocked. The ace actor was born on April 13, 1956. His breakout role was that of the character Calendar in Shekhar Kapur’s Mr India. An alumnus of the National School of Drama and the Film and Television Institute of India, he had also made an impact with early releases like Jaane Bhi Do Yaro, Mandi and Woh 7 Din.Kaushik made a transition to direction with Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja. Tere Naam and Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain are some of his popular films as director. Kaushik’s last post on his official Twitter account was a series of pictures from the annual Holi celebrations organised by noted lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar on March 7 in Mumbai. Since news broke of his demise, several Bollywood actors took to social media to express their shock. Former co-stars and friends of the late actor took to their handles to offer their condolences to the Kaushik family and while also sharing their fondest memory of the starHe is survived by his wife and daughter.
Niece gets emotional at Satish’s death
Talking to ANI, Satish’s niece Anita Sharma expressed her grief and said, “Wish I could do something to breathe back life into him. He was still young, he has an elder sister and a brother. How will they survive? He made a place for himself in the hearts of people in real life. God takes away good people early.”
Last rites begin
Last rites of Satish Kaushik began late Thursday as family, friends and fans joined the funeral procession from his home to the crematorium. Anupam Kher sat next to his friend’s body.
Ranbir Kapoor arrives for funeral
Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Subhash Ghai, Shilpa Shetty were all seen at the house of Satish Kaushik.
Shehnaaz Gill arrives for funeral
Shehnaaz Gill, Ila Arun, Pankaj Tripathi, Farhan Akhtar, Javed Akhtar and more were spotted at Satish Kaushik’s home.