SRINAGAR: Famous Kashmiri Pandit actor Satish Kaul, who had worked in about 300 films, died of Covid-19 on Saturday in Ludhiana Punjab.
Reports said that Kaul was admitted at Sri Ram Charitable Hospital on Thursday. “He had fever and tested positive for Covid, and died on Saturday,” he said.
Satish kaul was born on September 8, 1948, son of Mohan Lal Aima who made the famous song Bumro Bumro.
Satish was an Indian actor in both Punjabi and Hindi movies. He acted in over 300 Hindi and Punjabi films and worked with Bollywood actors such as Dev Anand, Dilip Kumar and Shahrukh Khan amongst others.
His notable film roles included ones in Sassi Punnu, Ishq Nimana, Suhag Chooda and Patola. Kaul moved to Punjab from Mumbai and started an acting school in 2011.
Kaul won the lifetime achievement award for his contribution to Punjabi cinema at PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2011. He was regarded as one of the most successful regional film actors of all time. He was referred to as the Amitabh Bachchan of Punjabi cinema.