Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik passed away following a heart attack on Wednesday, 8 March. The news of his demise was shared by his friend and actor Anupam Kher.
“I know that death is the ultimate truth of this world! But I had not thought even in my wildest dreams that I would write this thing about my best friend someday. Such a sudden full stop to a friendship of 45 years!! Life will NEVER be the same without you SATISH!” Kher tweeted.
The 66-year-old actor was at a friend's home in Delhi when he complained of uneasiness, Kher said.
"He felt uneasy and he told driver to take him to the hospital and on the way he suffered a heart attack around 1 am," Kher told news agency PTI.
Satish Kaushik studied at the National School of Drama and the Film and Television Institute of India. He was a part of films such as Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Udta Punjab, Mr India, Deewana Mastana. He also directed movies like Tere Naam and Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai.