Satish Kaul, Mahabharat's Lord Indra, passes away at 73 due to COVID-19 complications
New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Mahabharat actor Satish Kaul passed away due to COVID-19 in Ludhiana, Punjab. The actor was 73-years-old when he breathed last. Veteran actor, who has worked in over 300 films, was best known for his role in BR Chopra's mythological series Mahabharat wherein he essayed the role of Lord Indra. In May 2020, during the lockdown, Satish Kaul was in news for seeking financial help from the entertainment industry to make his two ends meet.
Talking about his work, he majorly worked in the Punjabi entertainment industry but has worked in Bollywood, such as Warrant, Prem Parbat, Gunaho Ka Faisla, Dance Dance, Bhakti Me Shakti, Pyar To Hona hi Tha and Ram Lakhan. After acting in Hindi films he moved to Punjab and started his own acting school, however, it didn't take off as expected. Apart from Mahabharat, he has also essayed a role in Vikram and Betaal.
For unversed, he is a graduate of FTII (Film and Television Institue of India) 1969 batch. Bollywood superstars Shatrughan Sinha, Jaya Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa, Om Puri, Zarina Wahab and Asha Sachdeva were his batch mates.
Once during an interview with PTI, Satish Kaul reacted to how people have forgotten him. He said, "It's ok if they've forgotten me. I got so much love and I'm grateful. I will forever be indebted to the audience for that. Right now, I wish I can buy a decent place of my own where I can stay. The fire to act is still alive in me. It isn't over. I wish someone gives me a role even today, any role, and I would do it. I'm raring to act again."
Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv