The phase of bad news doesn’t seem to stop in 2020. After Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Wajid Khan, Saroj Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput and other actors, filmmaker Nishikant Kamat passed away this morning. Kamat was admitted to ICU of AIG Hospitals in Hyderabad for cirrhosis of liver and suffered a relapse, The news was confirmed by director Mukesh Chhabra. Soon after the news was confirmed by filmmaker Mukesh Chhabra, the film fraternity took to social media to pay their condolences to the Kamat family.
Sonal Chauhan wrote, “OMG !!!! Just heard about #nishikantkamat sir’s demise. These are truly the worst times ever. May he rest in peace. Strength to the family. #ripnishikantkamat” Hansal Mehta wrote, “Nishi. I will miss you my friend. This is a dreadful year..” Anubhav Sinha Tweeted, “ये बुरी खबरें कब ख़त्म होंगी? अब निशिकांत। उफ़्फ़।, (When will these bad news end? Now, it’s Nishikant. Sad).
Madhur Bhandarkar Tweeted, “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” Satish Kaushik Tweeted, “Shocked to hear the news of Nishikant Kamat’s sudden demise at such an early age .Had great time shooting movie “404 “ with him. RIP my friend . Om Shanti @kapilmattoo @nameetaonline”
Really sorry to learn of the untimely passing away of Nishikant Kamat. Heartfealt condolensces and prayers for all his loved ones.— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) August 17, 2020
Tisca Chopra also tweeted, “Heartbroken that you are gone so soon Nishi.. always up for a laugh, always discussing movies .. Rest In Peace my dear Nishi .. #NishikantKamat” Ronnie Screwvala wrote, “Very sad to lose a friend and a creative colleague in #NishikantKamat - bad news just does not stop - what we will miss is his very unique way to thinking and storytelling as much as the person he was to so many - RIP Nishi.” (ALSO READ: Hospital Issues Statement Over Drishyam Director Nishikant Kamat's Health; Updates 'His Condition Is Critical But Stable')
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