Expressing grief over the passing of Satish Kaushik, a heartbroken Govinda shared, “It is very, very sad. May God bless his soul and may he rest in peace. Bahut dukh hua to know that my Mutthu and Pappu Pager of Deewana Mastana of Sajan Chale Sasural, Sharafat Ali of Bade Miyan Chote Miyan is gone.
Recalling his close friend, Subhash Ghai told ETimes: ‘There are very few actors who are close to me in real life. People I can call and share happy and sad moments with. Satish was one of them ever since we worked together. in ‘Ram Lakhan’. I met him last month. We talked about Karan Razdan’s film about the premiere of that film. Satish was very excited as usual. He was talking about his next film, next film he will direct. He was a great artist, whether he was on stage, big screen, small screen or writing. He was exceptional in everything he did.”
Actor, writer and director Satish Kaushik died at the age of 66 in Gurugram on March 9, after suffering a heart attack.