On Satish Kaushik's birth anniversary on 13 April, veteran actor Anupam Kher hosted a musical night to remember his late friend. Celebrities including Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Rani Mukerji, Javed Akhtar and Johnny Lever attended the event.
Remembering Satish Kaushik, Kher said, "(He was) underrated sometimes, but he was so brilliant. He never decided to market himself. He was amazing."
Recalling his last conversation with the actor Kher added, "On the 7th he came on my birthday, he called me up, maine kaha, 'Tu bohut thaka hua sound karraha hai' (I said, 'You sound very tired'). Kyu aesa karraha hai? Tu aesa kar hospital mein chala ja, check-in kar, don't admit yourself, go and check in'. Toh usne kaha, 'Don't worry, main abhi marne waala nahi hoon' (Go to the hospital and get yourself checked. He said, 'Don't worry, I am not going to die this early'). And after three hours he, unfortunately, left us."
Shabana Azmi also talked about Kaushik Talking to the late actor's daughter Vanshika, she said, "When you made the Instagram videos, he used to be so proud of you. He used to always say, 'See my daughter'. So, Vanshika, I promise to you today, what your father wanted for you, I will do it till the extent I can."
Satish Kaushik passed away on 8 March in New Delhi.