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Nishikant Kamat has directed films like 'Maradi' and 'Drishyam'.
- Kamat is admitted in a private hospital in Hyderabad from 31 July
- Kamat, 50, suffers from a disease called liver cirrhosis.
Filmmaker Milap Jhaveri denied the news of the death of director Nishikant Kamat. He earlier wrote on Twitter that Kamat has passed away. But 12 minutes later, he himself clarified on his tweet and wrote, “I just talked to a man present with Nishikant. He said that he has not died yet. However, his condition is critical and he lives and dies.” Fighting a battle of
Both tweets of Milap Jhaveri.
Milap wrote in another tweet, “He can die at any time. But at the moment he is alive and on ventilator.”
Later Milap deleted his tweet.
Actor Ritesh Deshmukh has also spoken about Kamat being on the life support system. He wrote, “Nishikant Kamat is on ventilator. He is alive and struggling. Pray for him.” Along with this, he has urged the media houses to give clarification in respect of the news reports about Nishikant's death.
Requesting all the respected Media Houses who reported on #NishikantKamat to put out a clarification please. https://t.co/NPuaccKBac
– Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 17, 2020
Kamat, 50, suffers from a disease called liver cirrhosis. Due to this, on July 31, he was admitted to AIG Hospital in Gachibowli, Hyderabad. He has directed films like 'Madari', 'Rocky Handsome' and 'Drishyam'.
Made his directorial debut in 2005
Kamat made her directorial debut in 2005 with the Marathi film Dombivali Fast. The film was one of the biggest hit Marathi films of that year. The film also received the National Award for Best Feature Film Marathi.
Most visible from 'Drishyam'
In Bollywood, Kamat got the most fame in the 2015 Ajay Devgan, Tabu and Shreya Saran starrer film Drishyam. Apart from being a great director, he is also a great actor and he has also tried acting in many films.
Also acted in many films
He acted in films like 'Hath Aane De', 'Satachaya Aath Gharat' (Marathi), '404 Error Not Found', 'Rocky Handsome', 'Phuge', 'Daddy', 'Julie-2', 'Bhavesh Joshi' Have also done. Of these, he played the opposite negative role of John Abraham in his 2016 film Rocky Handsome. He was last seen in the Harshvardhan Kapoor starrer film Bhavesh Joshi.