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.”
Take a look at tweets:
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 17, 2020
Extremely sad to hear about the demise of not just a great director but even a dear friend, a man who I remember as someone full of energy and hope ???????????????? God bless your soul #NishikantKamat sir. Gone too soon ????????????
— Neil Nitin Mukesh (@NeilNMukesh) 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
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
— Sharad Kelkar (@SharadK7) August 17, 2020
— SONAL CHAUHAN (@sonalchauhan7) August 17, 2020
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Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the untimely demise of Nishikant Kamat. I worked with him 12 years ago in his first Hindi film, Mumbai Meri Jaan, and it was an experience I will always value. My most heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones. #nishikantkamat may he be at peace
Soha wrote” Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the untimely demise of Nishikant Kamat. I worked with him 12 years ago in his first Hindi film, Mumbai Meri Jaan, and it was an experience I will always value. My most heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones. #nishikantkamat may he be at peace”
My thoughts and prayers with the friends and family of #NishikantKamat. This is deeply saddening. May his soul rest in peace.
— Ritesh Sidhwani (@ritesh_sid) August 17, 2020
Damn, this years cruelty doesn’t end .. will miss your easy laughter & sharp cinematic brain. You had so many stories still to tell .. gone too soon #NishikantKamat rest in peace my friend ????
— Tisca Chopra (@tiscatime) August 17, 2020
I am just not able to fathom what I heard.. so so saddened..! We will miss you Nishi ???? we will miss your forthright views, your story telling and your cinema ???? strength to your loved ones???? #RIP #NishikantKamat
— sonalikulkarni (@sonalikulkarni) August 17, 2020
Nishikant Kamat ???????? Really sad to hear about his untimely demise ????????
— Yami Gautam (@yamigautam) August 17, 2020
— Jaaved Jaaferi (@jaavedjaaferi) August 17, 2020