Punjabi actor Satish Kaul cremated in Ludhiana

Punjabi actor Satish Kaul cremated in Ludhiana

Wailing Satya Devi, Satish Kaul’s caretaker, during his cremation in Ludhiana on Sunday. Photo: Ashwani Dhiman

Ludhiana, April 11

Veteran Punjabi actor Satish Kaul (76), who breathed his last at a private hospital in the city yesterday due to some Covid-19 complications, was cremated at the Model Town Extension cremation ground here today.

On behalf of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, PMIDB Chairman Amarjit Singh Tikka laid a wreath and shawl on the body of the legendary actor.

Tikka described Satish Kaul as a versatile actor who played a pivotal role in the promotion of Punjabi cinema, art and culture. Being a staunch votary of Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiyat, Satish would be remembered by one and all always for his enormous contribution in making Punjabi cinema popular among the masses.

The actor had worked in over 300 Punjabi films, Hindi films and TV shows such as Vikram aur Betaal and BR Chopra’s Mahabharata.

He began his career in the early 70s and worked both in Punjabi and Hindi films. He moved to Ludhiana in 2011 and started an acting school. However, he lost all the money invested in it. Following this, he spent his life away from the limelight in penury battling various health issues while staying in a rented accommodation with a desire to own a house in Ludhiana.

He was born on September 8, 1954, in Kashmir and graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India. — TNS

Top Stories

Religious and political events major factors that accelerated COVID-19 transmission in India: WHO

Religious and political events major factors that accelerated COVID-19 transmission in India: WHO

WHO said viruses in B.1.617 lineage were first reported in I...

India records 3.62 lakh new Covid cases, 4,120 fresh deaths

India records 3.62 lakh new Covid cases, 4,120 fresh deaths

The recovery rate improved to 83.26 per cent

Dead bodies found buried on banks of Ganga in UP's Unnao; panic among locals

Dead bodies found buried on banks of Ganga in UP's Unnao; panic among locals

Visuals from the two locations show buried bodies with local...

Cities

View All