Filmmaker-Actor Nishikant Kamat Dies at 50

Director-actor Nishikant Kamat passed away in a Hyderabad hospital on Monday, following liver complications. He was 50.

Shivani Arora
Published on 17 Aug 2020 7:27 AM GMT
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Another big shock for bollywood. Director-actor Nishikant Kamat passed away in a Hyderabad hospital on Monday, following liver complications. He was 50. The news was confirmed by director Mukesh Chhabra and actor Renuka Shahane.

Nishikant Kamat:

Nishikant Kamat made his directorial debut with Marathi movie Dombivali Fast (2005). The movie won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi. His first brush with acting happened in 2004 with the Hindi film Hava Aney Dey. He made his first Bollywood film Mumbai Meri Jaan in 2008. The movie was based on the 2006 Mumbai bombings.

Nishikant Kamat carved his own space in Bollywood over the years.

The filmmaker hit national spotlight when he directed the Hindi remake of Malayalam hit Drishyam, starring Ajay Devgn and Tabu in 2015. He also directed Force, Rocky Handsome and Madaari. The director also appeared as an actor in Rocky Handsome, Julie 2, Bhavesh Joshi and Saatchya Aat Gharat (Marathi).

Nishikant Kamat didn’t limit himself to just films. He also dabbled in other mediums. He was the creative producer of the web series The Final Call and Rangbaaz Phirse.

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Shivani Arora

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