Drishyam director Nishikant Kamat has died. He was going through remedy in Hyderabad for cirrhosis of liver and had suffered a relapse. He was 50. The news was verified by director Mukesh Chhabra and actor Renuka Shahane.
Actor Renuka Shahane wrote, “RIP my pal Nishikant Kamat. I will cherish the fantastic situations we shared. What a proficient filmmaker you were. I am creating “were” with a extremely large coronary heart. This is no age to move absent.” Actor Syed Zeeshan Quadri also wrote, “RIP Nishikant Kamat. You have been not just the long run of our cinema but a excellent close friend and human remaining. You are going to be skipped.”
RIP my good friend Nishikant Kamat. I will cherish the superb times we shared. What a talented filmmaker you were. I am writing “were” with a incredibly hefty coronary heart. This is no age to go away 😪🙏🏽🙏🏽💔
— Renuka Shahane (@renukash) August 17, 2020
— Syed Zeeshan Quadri (@zeishan_quadri) August 17, 2020
Nishikant produced his directorial debut with Marathi film, Dombivali Rapid, in 2005. The movie grew to become one particular of the largest hits of the calendar year in Marathi cinema and also gained a Nationwide Film Award for Ideal Element Movie in Marathi in 2006.
The filmmaker strike nationwide highlight when he directed the Hindi remake of Malayalam strike Drishyam, starring Ajay Devgn and Tabu in 2015. He also directed Pressure, Rocky Handsome and Madaari. The director also appeared as an actor in Rocky Handsome, Julie 2, Bhavesh Joshi and Saatchya Aat Gharat (Marathi).