On behalf of Shashi Kaushik, Anupam Kher took to Twitter and replied to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s letter with extreme gratitude
Last Updated: 11.07 AM, Mar 18, 2023
On March 9 this year, the whole of Bollywood came to a sudden standstill with the untimely demise of the superlatively talented actor and filmmaker Satish Kaushik, who had suffered a cardiac arrest shortly after he had celebrated Holi with his friends in Vikas Malu's farmhouse. Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent a condolence letter to the family of the late Satish Kaushik, which was addressed to late Satish Kaushik’s wife Shashi. The same was shared by the late Satish Kaushik close friend Anupam Kher on social media.
In his condolence letter, Prime Minster Narendra Modi had written (in Hindi) stating, "I was very sad hearing about Satish Kaushik's untimely death. In this difficult time, I extend my condolences to you and your family. The late Satish Kaushik was a multi-faceted personality; he made immense contribution to Indian cinema with his talent. As a great writer, actor, filmmaker and producer, he worked in different capacities and impressed in all." He further wrote about the late Satish Kaushik in Hindi, "He was inspirational and laid a strong foundation for his family. His loss cannot be expressed in words. He may not be in this world today, but his memories and values will live on through his family..."
On behalf of Shashi Kaushik, the 'Kashmir Files' actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter and replied to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s letter with gratitude. The said reply, which was written in Hindi, stated ‘Respected Prime Minister Narendra Modi, your sensitive letter has worked as a balm for me and our family in this hour of sorrow and grief. When the country’s Prime Minister gives condolences on the departure of a dear one, then one gets the strength to face that sorrow. On behalf of me, our daughter Vanshika, our entire family and all the fans of Satish ji, I thank you and pray to God for your long and healthy life. Regards, Shashi Kaushik."