Satish Ravilal Shah is a originally a Bollywood|Hindi]] actor and has done a few Marathi films as well and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the ever popular 80's sitcom Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi directed by Kundan Shah and Manjul Sinha where he ended up playing more than 60 different characters in a year.. He is famous for playing the role of Municipal Commissioner D'Mello in the cult 1983 movie Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro directed by Kundan Shah. Considered to be primarily a comedian, he has portrayed various roles in his career throughout the 80s, 90s & 2000s, starting with his first movie \"Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan in 1978. Apart from his successful career in Bollywood, he has also appeared in television shows such as Sarabhai vs Sarabhai and also judged the popular Comedy Circus laughter contest. He has completed over 200 feature films till date and has slowed down with his assignments to contribute to quality work.