Satish Kaushik is an actor, director, writer and producer in Bollywood. He was Calendar in Mr.India, he wrote the satire Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and directed the Shahid-Kareena starrer Milenge Milenge.
Satish Kaushik is an Arian whose birthday is on 13th April. He was born in New Delhi and graduated from the Kirori Mal College. He later studied at the National School of Drama and Film and Television Institute of India.
He is currently on the board of Asian Academy of Film and Television. He is also the co-founder of Karol Bagh Production with Anupam Kher. Their company?s first release will be Tere Sang which Kaushik will direct.
On television, Kaushik was seen as an anchor on the popular Philips Top Ten, which he also wrote.
Satish Kaushik?s debut as an actor was in Shekhar Kapoor?s Masoom (1983). He was also an assistant director for this movie. He is best remembered for his role in Mr.India as Calendar. He has also won the Filmfare Best Comedian Award twice for Ram Lakhan (1990) and Saajan Chale Sasural (1997).
He wrote the dialogues for the comedy Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron (1983).
Kaushik?s directorial debut was Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993) which starred Sridevi and Anil Kapoor. But the movie was below average. Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hai (1999) did well and he directed Aishwarya Rai and Anil Kapoor in Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai, in which Rai played a rape victim.
Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai (2001) catered to a younger audience and saw Kareena Kapoor and Tusshar Kapoor paired together. Tere Naam (2003) with Salman Khan was a remake of a Tamil movie Sethu.
He also directed the remake of Karz called Karzzzz (2008) with Himesh Reshammiya in the lead. The movie was not well received.
Milenge Milenge?s release has been held up as the movie?s lead pair Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor broke up. He also plans to make a movie on Tansen.