Kaushik LM was a well-known Indian social media influencer, YouTube video jockey, entertainment tracker, and film reviewer. He died in his sleep on 15 August 2022 after he suffered a massive heart attack.
Kaushik LM was born in 1987 (age 35 years; as of 2022) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. In 2007, he completed a bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering at Madras Institute of Technology. In 2012, Kaushik LM attained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Media and Entertainment at Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about his family.
He was married.
Soon after completing his college studies, Kaushik LM joined Infosys in 2007 and began working as a Senior Systems Engineer. He served the position till May 2010. He then joined Behindwoods.com in July 2012 and began working as a Journalist and worked in the position till December 2015. In January 2016, Kaushik LM began working as a film reviewer in the Tamil film industry and started interviewing several celebrities on his verified Twitter handle by promoting their films and brands. Soon, he became a popular social media influencer. Later, he joined the Galatta YouTube channel as its full-time Video Jockey. Kaushik LM was also seen debating and discussing about films on noted YouTube channels such as Cinema Pesalam, Film Companion, and Cine Ulagam. Simultaeously, Kaushik LM began writing news stories, opinion columns, film reviews, music reviews, celebrity interviews, and box office reports in the entertainment section of various media houses including TheNewsMinute.
He died on 15 August 2022 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. In a media interview, one of his colleagues stated that he was supposed to attend a media conference of the upcoming Tamil film Jiivi 2 along with its star cast but he did not turn up for the conference. Upon calling, he even did not pick up the phone. His colleague said,
He went to sleep around 2 pm, and did not wake up.”
- Kaushik LM regularly shared his pictures and videos on various social media platforms. Over 10k people followed his Instagram account. He was followed by 427k people on Facebook. He used to publish reviews of recently released films on social media along with their pictures and videos.
The picture Vikram reviewed by Kaushik LM on his Instagram account
- Kaushik LM used to conduct Live Instagram interviews with famous Tamil and Bollywood celebrities.
Kaushik LM with the team of the film Laal Singh Chaddha in 2022
- After the death of Kaushik LM, the Galatta media was the first one to announce his death news on their Twitter handle. It wrote,
Reputed film critic, movie tracker, and Galatta VJ @LMKMovieManiac passed away today, due to cardiac arrest. His demise is a huge personal loss & we here at Galatta extend our heartfelt condolences & strong support to the bereaved family in this hour of grief.”
A condolence note on twitter for Kaushik LM’s family members