Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat who was hospitalised a few days ago due to a relapse of Liver Cirrhosis and has succumbed to the disease at the age of 50. Nishikant was in a private hospital in Hyderabad and was being treated for his condition.
Nishikant Kamat, who made his directorial debut with a Marathi film, Dombivali Fast, happens to be the man behind some of the best films in the film industry. He has directed films like Force, Mumbai Meri Jaan, Rocky Handsome, and Drishyam among others.
Earlier today there were reports of his demise doing the rounds on the internet, however, it turned out to be fake. People close to the filmmaker heaved a sigh of relief. However, hours later he was declared dead after putting up a tough battle with his illness.
Post his demise, celebrities from the film industry took to their social media handle to mourn his loss. Ajay Devgn, Hansal Mehta, Riteish Deshmukh and others remembered the director and grieved his death.
Another gloom sets over us today as a dear friend and wonderful person Nishikant moves on to another realm. Your smile, your peaceful demeanour and just you shall be missed my friend. No more suffering Rip. #RIPNishikantKamat
— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) August 17, 2020
— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) August 17, 2020
Nishikant Kamat ???????? Really sad to hear about his untimely demise ????????
— Yami Gautam (@yamigautam) August 17, 2020
— Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) August 17, 2020
#NishikantKamat you were one of a kind.. I found a life coach in you.. I live by so much that we discussed and I live with knowing you were such an amazing soul and I’m just so glad our paths crossed.. I will miss you dear Nishi .. R.i.p ❤️
— Genelia Deshmukh (@geneliad) August 17, 2020
Farewell Nishi!! You lived and died by what you decided you loved more than anything else .. I’m sure you had no regrets about much .. thank you for all the movies, all the fun stories, warmth and smiles #NishikantKamat ???? pic.twitter.com/b5RlUSeDBo
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) August 17, 2020
Really sorry to learn of the untimely passing away of Nishikant Kamat. Heartfealt condolensces and prayers for all his loved ones.
— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) August 17, 2020
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 17, 2020
My equation with Nishikant was not just about Drishyam, a film which he directed with Tabu and me. It was an association that I cherished. He was bright; ever-smiling. He has gone too soon.
RIP Nishikant ????
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) August 17, 2020
RIP #NishikantKamath you will be missed. Talented director & a great guy...
— Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) August 17, 2020
Another colleague and super talented filmmaker, director of films like #DombivaliFast #Force #Drishyam #Madari, #NishkantKamath passes on. Worked with him on #FinalSolution..a genuine man and good human. RIP my friend ????????
— Jaaved Jaaferi (@jaavedjaaferi) August 17, 2020
Very sad at the passing of nishikant Kamat ... had some good times shooting for #bhaveshjoshisuperhero and he was a joy to be around . RIP sir
— Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor (@HarshKapoor_) August 17, 2020
???????????? I will always remember the warmth of your smile and the twinkle in your eyes Nishi sir! ???????????? Thank you for #DombiviliFast #MumbaiMeriJaan and all those conversations.. #RIP #NishikantKamat https://t.co/96CNLcVG2b
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) August 17, 2020
— John Abraham (@TheJohnAbraham) August 17, 2020
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