Satish Shah has already made a mark in the Bollywood film industry. He made his debut in the profession of acting in the year 1977 with the film called 'Ajeeb Daastan' by Arvind Desai. His career reached great heights in the year 1984 with the film 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron' and the television soap 'Yeh Jo Hai Zinagi'. He has in fact made a special place in the hearts of the silver screen audiences by enacting comic roles in the Bollywood chartbusters like 'Hum Aapke Hain Kaun', 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron' and 'Kal Ho Na Ho'. In the television industry also he carved out a special niche for himself. He has been seen in popular soaps like 'Dekh Bhai Dekh', 'Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi' and Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai'. He is also not very keen in making his debut in the direction as of now. After he quits acting he would definitely think about it. He claims that he has never planned anything in life and there is nothing called a 'dream role' in his kitty. According to him, "In a race of perfection there is no finishing line". Presently he can be seen as the judge of the hilarious show called 'Comedy Circus'.
The brilliant actor Satish Shah was born and brought up in Mumbai and he completed his education from St.Xaviers College. He hails from a family, which belongs to the Kutchh region but three generations down the line they are settled in Mumbai. The only time when he went out of Mumbai was to Pune where he pursued his degree in the Film and Television Institute of India. About being a technology freak he claims that he does not know anything about computers. He is generally fond of reading especially newspapers. He is also fond of watching television but is not much into the typical 'saans'-bahu' flicks. When it comes to his profession of acting it is always quality that matters to him more than quantity. This extremely gifted actor has still a lot in his kitty to give to the audience.