The accounts of renowned film director, actor and Haryana Film Promotion Board are deeply saddened by the untimely demise of Shri Satish Kaushik ji… https://t.co/XoIiJMaS6g
— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) 1678330977000
Kaushik, who hails from Haryana’s Mahendragarh district, was appointed chairman of the Haryana Film Promotion Board a few years ago by the Khattar government.
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann also condoled Kaushik’s demise and said that he will “always live on in our hearts” through his art.
Senior Congress leaders from Haryana including Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Randeep Singh Surjewala and Kumari Selja and Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh Raja Waring also expressed condolences.
Kaushik, known for his memorable comic roles in films like ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ and ‘Mr India’, died of a heart attack in the early hours of Thursday. He was 66 years old.