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Shah at the Caravan-E-Ghazal Concert in 2009
|Born||25 June 1951|
Satish Shah (born 25 June 1951) is a Hindi film and television actor and has also worked in a few Marathi films. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the 1984 sitcom Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi directed by Kundan Shah and Manjul Sinha where he ended up playing 55 different characters in 55 episodes and the character of Prakash in Television serial of Zee TV - Filmy Chakkar in 1995, which he played in 50 episodes. He has also starred in 2004's famous television show Sarabhai vs Sarabhai as Indravadhan Sarabhai. In both Filmy Chakkar and Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, his pairing was opposite Ratna Pathak Shah. In 1997, he again played lead in Ghar Jamai for 80 episodes along with serial “All The Best” with Swaroop Sampat for 109 episodes for DD2.
He played the role of Municipal Commissioner D'Mello in the 1984 movie Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro directed by Kundan Shah. Considered to be primarily a comedian, he has portrayed various character roles in his career throughout the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, starting with his first movie Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan in 1978. Apart from his career in Bollywood, he also judged the Comedy Circus laughter contest. He has completed over 250 feature films till date.
Satish Shah is a Kutchi Gujarati from Mandvi. During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Shah was diagnosed with COVID-19. He was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on 20 July and discharged on 28 July after making a full recovery.
|Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi||1984-1986||Various characters|||
|Filmi Chakkar||1993-1995||Prakash Jaiswal|||
|Ghar Jamai||1997–1998||Vishamber Mehra|||
|Sarabhai vs Sarabhai||2004-2006, 2017||Indravadan Sarabhai||Winner Best Actor in A Comic Role at 5th Indian Telly Awards|||
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