Veteran actor and filmmaker Satish Kaushik showed the level of his talent and the value of his experience last year when he made a smashing return to direction after seven years with the Pankaj Tripathi-led social biographical comedy Kaagaz.
Satish Kaushik not only directed, produced and wrote this story of a farmer, who was declared dead on official papers, and is fighting to prove his existence in the legal system, but he also acted in it as Advocate Sadhoram Kewat. The film received widespread acclaim and now he has the laurels to show for it.
At the recently concluded Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022, Kaushik was bestowed with the award in the category of Best Supporting Actor for his stint in Kaagaz. An elated Satish Kaushik was over the moon as he rushed to the stage to collect his trophy and got emotional on getting the honour.
In his speech, Satish Kaushik thanked his team on the film who stood beside him through thick and thin and he also thanked his leading man, Pankaj, for making this story all the more beautiful with his portrayal and dedication. He insisted that Kaagaz is special for him as he was returning to the director’s chair after a long time and he also went ahead to acknowledge the contribution of Salman Khan towards the film and thanked him for believing in it and his vision
Satish Kaushik is now in full swing and up next, he has a wide slate of releases coming. He has the web series Guns & Gulaab with Raj & DK that also features Rajkummar Rao. Other than that, he has a Netflix original film titled Thar, another web series with Amazon Prime Video titled Guilty Minds, and films Sharmajee Namkeen and Chhatriwali.