Satish Shah (born 25 June 1951) is a Hindi film actor and has done a few Marathi films as well and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the 1980s 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 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 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 has also appeared in television shows such as Sarabhai vs Sarabhai and also judged the Comedy Circus laughter contest. He has completed over 200 feature films till date.