Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Executive producer, Dialogue writer, Associate director
Born: Mohindergarh, Patiala and East Punjab States Union, India
Satish Kaushik (सतीश कौशिक) (born 13 April 1956 ) is an Indian film director, producer, and actor, primarily in Hindi films and theatre. As a film actor he is noted for his roles as 'Calendar' in Mr. India, and as 'Chanu Ahmed' in Sarah Gavron's British film Brick Lane (2007). He won the Filmfare Best Comedian Award twice: in 1990 for Ram Lakhan and in 1997 for Saajan Chale Sasural. As a theatre actor, his most noted role was that of 'Willy Loman' in the Hindi-language play, Salesman Ramlal, an adaptation of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. 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.
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