Drishyam director Nishikant Kamat passes away

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Published: August 17,2020 05:39 PM
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August 17, 2020: Drishyam director Nishikant Kamat is no more. He passed away in Hyderabad on Monday.

August 17, 2020: Drishyam director Nishikant Kamat is no more. He passed away in Hyderabad on Monday. Kamat was undergoing treatment for cirrhosis of liver and suffered a relapse. The news was confirmed by director Mukesh Chhabra.





He was admitted to Hyderabad's AIG Hospital with jaundice and abdominal distention and later was diagnosed with Chronic Liver Disease and other secondary infections. It further reveals that he was admitted on July 31 and is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for continuous monitoring under supervision of a multi-disciplinary team of senior consultants of gastroenterologists, hepatologist, critical care and others.





He made his directorial debut with Marathi film, 'Dombivali Fast', in 2005. The film became one of the biggest hits of the year in Marathi cinema and also won a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi in 2006. The filmmaker ventured into Bollywood in 2008 with the film 'Mumbai Meri Jaan' and went on to helm critically acclaimed films such as 'Drishyam', 'Madaari', 'Fugay', 'Madaari', 'Force' among others.





He has also acted in John Abraham-starrer 'Rocky Handsome'. He has also acted in 'Julie-2'and 'Bhavesh Joshi' starring Harshvardhan Kapoor. He was directing a project titled Darbadar that is scheduled for 2022 release.