Veteran actor Satish Shah is a popular name in the entertainment industry. He is making headlines for revealing how he faced racism in London. Satish, who is an avid social media user, took to Twitter to reveal that he overheard a racist comment made about him when he was traveling back to India. The senior actor mentioned a few officials at UK's Heathrow airport couldn’t believe that he could afford the tickets to first class.
Taking to his Twitter handle, the Sarabhai vs Sarabhai actor tweeted, “I replied with a proud smile “because we are Indians” after I overheard the Heathrow staff wonderingly asking his mate”how can they afford 1st class?.” The Heathrow Airport was quick to take note of the actor’s tweet and replied saying, “Good morning, we're sorry to hear about this encounter. May you DM us?.” Many fans flocked to the comments section of Shah’s tweet and applauded him. One user commented, “Sir smile is ok but you should have replied “we have enough money and resources even after 200 years of loot by Brits.”
I replied with a proud smile “because we are Indians” after I overheard the Heathrow staff wonderingly asking his mate”how can they afford 1st class?”— satish shah🇮🇳 (@sats45) January 2, 2023
Meanwhile, Satish Shah has many hit films to his credit. He is best known for his comic roles in movies like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi, Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, Main Hoon Na, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Fanaa, and Om Shanti Om, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge among others.
In 2008, he also co-judged Comedy Circus with Archana Puran Singh. In 2015, he was appointed as a member of the Film and Television Institute of India society.