Nishikant Kamat passes away after liver cirrhosis battle: Bollywood celebs mourn demise of noted filmmaker

Riteish Deshmukh confirmed Nishikant Kamat's demise on social media as he shared a heartfelt picture. Take a look at Bollywood celebs and their tweets paying a tribute to the noted filmmaker.
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Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat has passed away after battling liver cirrhosis. The 50-year old filmmaker had been diagnosed with Chronic Liver Disease and other secondary infections. He was admitted at a city hospital in Hyderabad. Riteish Deshmukh confirmed the same on Twitter and shared, "I will miss you my friend. #NishikantKamat Rest In Peace."

Earlier there were unconfirmed reports of Kamat's demise, but Riteish's tweet set the record straight. Take a look:

As per reports, the 50-year-old director was brought to AIG Hospitals, Gachibowli, Hyderabad on 31 July with jaundice and abdominal distention. Nishikant's demise was mourned by several industry friends on social media. 

Take a look at some of the reactions: 

From Randeep Hooda to Soha Ali Khan, many paid tribute to the Drishyam filmmaker. Kamat came under the spotlight with his debut film Dombivali Fast in 2005 for which he also won a National Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi. He has directed successful Bollywood films like Ajay Devgn-Tabu starrer Drishyam, Irrfan Khan-starrer Madaari, John Abraham-starrers Force and Rocky Handsome, among others.

The filmmaker is not only known for directing critically acclaimed films but also for his spectacular performances in a few of them. For instance, Kamat played a negative role in the John Abraham starrer Rocky Handsome and received appreciation for acing the same.

Rest in Peace, Nishikant Kamat! 

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Anonymous 2 months ago

Drishyam was an beyond excellent movie and one that I think wont every viewers heart. Especially the ending!!

Anonymous 2 months ago

May he RIP and my prayers for his family...

Anonymous 2 months ago

RIP Mr Kamat.

Anonymous 2 months ago

May his soul Rest In Peace. Prayers for his family

Anonymous 2 months ago

Very sad to hear about it, so young, such a talented guy, RIP..

Anonymous 2 months ago

So many deaths. 2020 is worst. RIP

Anonymous 2 months ago

RIP

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