Nishikant Kamat loss of life: Riteish Deshmukh, Paresh Rawal and extra celebs pen emotional notes for late director

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Nishikant Kamat breathed his final on Monday & 

As the unlucky information of director Nishikant Kamat passing away surfaced within the media, a number of celebrities took to social media to pay their final tribute in emotional notes. The filmmaker was on the ventilator as his situation was crucial. And as per hospital sources, he breathed his final minutes in the past.

As he was affected by power liver illness and secondary infections, he was admitted to AIG hospital in Gachibowli, Hyderabad in July. Since then, his situation was crucial but secure. However, his well being deteriorated in the previous few days.

On social media, a number of celebrities, who’ve labored with Nishikant, penned loving notes. Even those that have not labored with the director however appreciated his work paid condolences.

Riteish Deshmukh shared a photograph of Nishant with this caption, “I will miss you my friend. #NishikantKamat Rest In Peace.” 

Paresh Rawal wrote on Twitter, “One of my favourite Director Nishikant Kamat Who made “Mumbai Meri Jaan “breathed his last today at Hyderabad hospital. Thanks Nishi for such a meaningful film and memories. AUM SHANTI.”

Filmmaker Ritesh Sidhwani wrote, “My thoughts and prayers with the friends and family of #NishikantKamat. This is deeply saddening. May his soul rest in peace.”

Randeep Hodda shared a photograph with the caption, “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.”

Jimmy Sheirgill tweeted, “Rest in peace #NishikantKamat We will miss you ..condolences to the family.”

Anurag Kashyap wrote, “Nishi,” with a damaged coronary heart emoji.

Madhur Bhandarkar wrote, “Shocked to hear the demise of talented filmmaker Nishikant Kamat, made some memorable films like #MumbaiMerijaan #DombivaliFast, #laibhari & #Drishyam. My condolences to his family & friends.  #OmShanti.”

Hansal Mehta tweeted, “He’s left us. Will miss you Nishi. This year is a nightmare that doesn’t seem to end.”

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi wrote, “RIP #NishikantKamat. Om Shanti.”


Nishikant Kamat made his directorial debut with the 2005 Marathi movie Dombivali Fast. He entered Bollywood along with his movie Mumbai Meri Jaan.

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