Ajay Devgn pays emotional tribute to Drishyam director Nishikant Kamat: 'He was vivid, ever-smiling'

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Ajay Devgn pays emotional tribute to Nishikant Kamat& 

On Monday, the Indian movie trade misplaced one other gem of a filmmaker as Nishikant Kamat handed away in Hyderabad because of liver cirrhosis. Widely considered probably the most standard administrators, particularly within the Marathi movie trade, Nishikant had not been maintaining properly for over two weeks now. Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn has condoled the tragic loss of life of Nishikant, who directed his criticlally-acclaimed thriller, Drishyam (2015).  

Taking to Instagram Stories, Ajay opened up about his equation with Nishikant, who was 50 when he succumbed to his sickness at a Hyderabad hospital. Deeply saddened by the passing away of the Drishyam director, Ajay recalled that Nishikant was vivid and ever-smiling. “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 captioned his post on the picture and video-sharing platform.

Helmed by the late director, the film Drishyam managed to mint an estimated Rs 67 crore on the home field workplace. Besides Ajay within the lead position, the film featured the likes of veteran actress Tabu, standard South star Shriya Saran, and Ishita Dutta in important roles.  

Nishikant made his directorial debut with Marathi movie Dombivali Fast. The film helped him win the distinguished National Film Award for Best Marathi movie. Following the success of the Marathi film, Nishikant additionally made a Tamil model of the film titled Evano Oruvan starring actor R Madhavan.


Nishikant made his Bollywood debut in 2008 with Mumbai Meri Jaan, an acclaimed film which was set within the aftermath of the notorious 2006 Mumbai prepare bombings. Nishikant additionally loved a fruitful partnership with Bollywood actor John Abraham who labored with the ace director in standard Hindi films like Force and Rocky Handsome. Nishikant additionally performed the position of the antagonist in Rocky Handsome. 

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