Sat. Sep 19th, 2020
'Drishyam' director Nishikant Kamat dies at 50 in Hyderabad, Bollywood mourns loss


New Delhi: Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat, who was battling liver cirrhosis, succumbed to his sickness on Monday in Hyderabad. He was admitted to the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology. He was on ventilator as his situation was crucial.

Celebrity Ajay Devgn, whom Nishikanth directed in ‘Drishyam’, mourned his demise on Twitter and wrote, “My equation with Nishikant was not nearly ‘Drishyam’, a movie which he directed with Tabu and me. It was an affiliation that I cherished. He was vivid; ever-smiling. He has gone too quickly. RIP Nishikant.”

Riteish Deshmukh additionally shared a condolence message. “I’ll miss you my good friend. #NishikantKamat Relaxation In Peace.”

Riteish’s actress spouse Genelia wrote, “#NishikantKamat you had been one in every of a form.. I discovered a life coach in you.. I reside by a lot that we mentioned and I reside with realizing you had been such an incredible soul and I’m simply so glad our paths crossed.. I’ll miss you pricey Nishi .. RIP”.

Randeep Hooda mentioned:

In the meantime, a press release by the hospital learn, “Mr Nishikant Kamat (50 years, Male) was admitted to AIG Hospitals on thirty first July 2020 with complaints of fever and extreme fatigue. It was identified that he was affected by Liver Cirrhosis for the previous two years. Initially, we began antibiotics and supportive drugs upon which Mr. Kamat confirmed an enchancment, however his situation quickly deteriorated with progressive liver dysfunction and drowsiness. He was instantly shifted to the ICU, the place his common situation regularly declined. Since yesterday, he developed respiratory failure and hypotension. Regardless of most efforts from Hepatologists, Gastroenterologists, Pulmonologists and Intensivists, his situation deteriorated ultimately resulting in a number of organ failure. At the moment, from afternoon onwards his important parameters began declining and at 1624 hrs he succumbed to his sickness. Our condolences are along with his household, pals and followers.”

Earlier in the present day, media homes declared him lifeless after filmmaker Milap Zaveri shared a incorrect tweet on his demise. Nevertheless, he clarified later that Nishikant was alive. Riteish and John Abraham additionally refuted the rumours.

Nishikant Kamat made his debut in Marathi movie Dombivali Quick in 2005. Earlier than that, he acted in Hindi film ‘Hava Aney Dey’ (2004) and a Marathi film ‘Saatchya Aat Gharat’ for which he turned author as nicely. He gained the coveted Nationwide Movie Award for Greatest Characteristic Movie in Marathi for debut movie ‘Dombivali Quick’ in 2006

His debut Marathi film was a blockbuster and he obtained a heat response for it. He remade his movie in Tamil with R Madhavan titled Evano Oruvan which once more was an enormous hit.

He made his Bollywood debut with ‘Mumbai Meri Jaan’ in 2008. Nishikant was once more seen on-screen in a adverse position ‘Rocky Good-looking’.

He directed films like ‘Power’, ‘Lai Bhaari’ and the aforementioned ‘Drishyam’. 

Nishikant was additionally seen in movies similar to ‘Madaari’, ‘Fugay’, ‘Daddy’, ‘Julie 2’ and ‘Bhavesh Joshi’.

He additionally was the artistic producer for ‘The Last Name’ and ‘Rangbaaz Phirse’ sequence.



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