Satish Kaushik

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Satish Kaushik
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Satish Kaushik at Chronicles of Narnia 3 Special Screening
Born Satish Chandra Kaushik
(1956-04-13) 13 April 1956 (age 58)
Mohindergarh, Haryana
Awards Filmfare Best Comedian Award:
1990 Ram Lakhan,
1997 Saajan Chale Sasural

Satish Kaushik (Hindi: सतीश कौशिक) is an Indian film director, producer and actor in primarily Hindi films and theatre.

As a film actor he is noted for his roles as 'Calendar' in Mr. India,[1] and as 'Chanu Ahmed' in Sarah Gavron's British film Brick Lane (2007). He won the Filmfare Best Comedian Award twice: in 1990 for film Ram Lakhan and in 1997 for Saajan Chale Sasural.

As a theatre actor, his most noted role is that of 'Willy Loman' in the Hindi-language play, Salesman Ramlal, an adaptation of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.[2]

He wrote dialogues for Kundan Shah's comedy classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron (1983).

His film Teree Sang, starring Ruslaan Mumtaz and Sheena Shahabadi, explores issues of teen pregnancy.

His latest film, Milenge Milenge, stars Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.

Biography[edit]

Early life and education[edit]

Satish Kaushik was born on 13 April 1956 in a village Dhanounda, district Mohindergarh, Haryana, India. He grew up in Delhi, Naiwala gali, Karolbagh. He graduated from Kirori Mal College, New Delhi. He went on to the National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi, where he graduated in 1978. He later studied at Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.

Career[edit]

Satish Kaushik started his career as an assistant director to Shekhar Kapoor in the film Masoom (1983). He also performed as an actor in this film, his first.

His first film as a director was Sridevi Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993). His second was Prem (1995), which was supposed to be Tabu's launch film. Both were box-office disasters,[3] He continued his film making and got his first hit with Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain in 1999.

He is well known for his role as 'Calendar' in the hit film Mr. India, alongside Anil Kapoor and Sridevi. He also was noted for his character of "Pappu Pager" in the comedy Deewana Mastana (1997), directed by his friend David Dhawan.

He co-wrote and anchored a TV countdown show, Philips Top Ten', for which he won the Screen Videocon Award.

In 2007, Anupam Kher, who was his batchmate at NSD,[4] and he started Karol Bagh Productions, a new film company. Their first film, Teree Sang, was directed by Satish Kaushik.[5]

His next work is based on the life of Tansen, one of the Navaratna in Akbar the Great's court. It is produced by Rajshri Productions. The role of Tansen will be played by Abhishek Bachchan, and the soundtrack will be composed by Ravindra Jain. The script for the film is being finished. Kaushik is working to promote Haryana's film industry, and is committed to make five films there. for that he is making five films.

Business[edit]

Satish Kaushik was a partner in the Chandigarh Film City project with the real estate company, Parsavnath developers. They bought 30-acre (12 ha) in Sarangpur Village, Chandigarh at throw away prices. The real state company was forced to give up this multi-million project after foul play was exposed by media.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film director Producer screenWriter Notes
1993 Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja Yes
1995 Prem Yes
1995 Aatank Hi Aatank Yes
1996 Mr. Bechara Yes
1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain Yes Yes
2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai Yes
2001 Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai Yes
2002 Badhaai Ho Badhaai Yes
2003 Tere Naam Yes
2005 Kyon Ki Yes
2005 Vaada Yes
2006 Darna Zaroori Hai Yes
2006 Shaadi Se Pehle Yes
2007 Dhol Yes
2008 Karzzz Yes
2009 Milenge Milenge Yes
2009 Teree Sang Yes
2010 Bumm Bumm Bole Yes
2014 Gang of Ghosts Yes Yes

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role
2014 Dekh Tamasha Dekh
2014 Lakshmi Reddy
2012 Gali Gali Chor Hai
2012 Qasam Se Qasam Se
2011 Rascals
2011 Hum Tum Shabana Chacha Panju
2011 Mummy Punjabi: Superman Ki Bhi Maa!!
2011 Chatur Singh Two Star Gullu Gulfam
2011 Aagaah:The Warning
2011 Double Dhamaal Baba Batanand Swami
2011 404 Professor Vaidya
2010 Milenge Milenge Rosan Saputra
2010 City of Gold-Mumbai 1982:Ek Ankahee Kahani
2010 Do Dilon Ke Khel Mein
2010 Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? Taneja
2009 Love Kaa Taddka
2009 Do Knot Disturb Govardhan's Boss
2009 Road, Movie Om
2009 Teree Sang:A Kidult Love Story Narender Punjabi
2008 God Tussi Great Ho Netaji (Special Appearance)
2008 Dhoom Dadakka
2008 Migration (short)
2007 Kuch Khatta Kuch Meetha
2007 Brick Lane Chanu Ahmed
2006 Shoonya Rasiklal Chaddha
2006 Umar Rajpal Singh
2005 Khullam Khulla Pyaar Karen Sindhi
2004 Wajahh: A Reason to Kill
2004 Aabra Ka Daabra Dilbaug Singh / Jadugar Pyaara Singh
2003 Out of Control
2003 Tehzeeb
2003 Calcutta Mail
2002 Hum Kisise Kum Nahin Pappu Pager
2001 Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta Mohan
2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai Cameo
2000 Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa Cameo
2000 Chal Mere Bhai Supporting role
2000 Hadh Kar Di Aapne Prakash Choudhury
2000 Papa the Great Chutki Prasad
2000 Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge Laughing Inspector special appearance
1999 Haseena Maan Jaayegi Kunj Biharilal
1999 Rajaji Shaadilal
1999 Aa Ab Laut Chalen Chaurasia
1999 Bade Dilwala Police Inspector Iqbal Shaikh
1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain German
1998 Pardesi Babu Harpal 'Happy' Singh
1998 Bade Miyan Chote Miyan Sharafat Ali
1998 Gharwali Baharwali Jumbo
1998 Aunty No. 1 Mr. Pareshan
1998 Qila Ghanya Seth
1998 Chhota Chetan Professor Chashmish
1997 Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi Chanda Mama
1997 Deewana Mastana Pappu Pager
1997 Mere Sapno Ki Rani Ram Nehle
1997 Ghoonghat Lalu Lal Langotia
1997 Dil Ke Jharoke Main Mac/Mohan Pahariya
1997 Gudgudee Ravindranath Ravi
1996 Saajan Chale Sasural Mutthu Swamy
1994 Andaz Panipuri Sharma
1993 Sardar
1991 Vishkanya Lala Lachiram Chaudhary
1991 Maut Ki Sazaa Girdhari advocate
1991 Mehandi Ban Gai Khoon
1990 Jamai Raja Bankhe Bihari Chaturvedi aka BBC
1990 Swarg Airport/Adda/Chaddha
1990 Taqdeer Ka Tamasha Havaldar Sharma
1990 Awaargi Azaad's Friend
1989 Aag Se Khelenge
1989 Prem Pratigyaa Charan
1989 Joshilaay
1989 Vardi
1989 I Daddy (TV movie)
1989 Ram Lakhan Kashiram
1988 Ek Naya Rishta
1987 Thikana Chakradhari
1987 'Kaash' Jagan
1987 Mr India Calendar
1987 Jalwa Havaldar Ramu Ghadiali
1987 Susman
1985 Saagar
1985 Mohabbat
1984 Utsav
1983 Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
1983 Woh 7 Din
1983 Mandi
1983 Masoom

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