Actor Irrfan Khan’s relations together with Sutapa Sikdar and his son Babil fondly recalled late actor Nishikant Kamat who died in Hyderabad on Monday. Nishikant and Irrfan collaborated for Madaari and Mumbai Meri Jaan.
A Instances of India report quoted Sutapa as saying, “Madaari will at all times be remembered by me not solely as a result of it’s my first movie as a producer nevertheless it being a venture which we related personally. Sarcastically, two widespread males who shone due to their expertise, made a movie a couple of widespread man setting your self do a unprecedented deed. Nishi can be in my coronary heart at all times for his straightforwardness, for his hardwork and heat… He had a simplicity of a rooted man. I’ll at all times bear in mind him.”
She additionally known as 2020 a ‘horrendous yr’. Sutapa continued, It’s been a horrendous yr globally, personally, and I’m but to come back in phrases with Irrfan’s flying away from us. I’m nonetheless hiding away celebrating him alone.”
Irrfan’s son, Babil too took to Instagram to pay tribute to ‘Nishi sir’. He wrote: “…then there have been people who selected to talk of change by cinema quite than phrases. I didn’t wish to consider it. Bindas bhai Nishi sir, thanks. I don’t know how one can articulate anymore, I’m sorry. Right here’s to you.”
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Nishikant died on Monday after battling liver cirrhosis, a bulletin from Hyderabad-based AIG Hospitals stated. He was 50. Kamat, who had a number of organ failure, was admitted to hospital on July 31 with complaints of fever and extreme fatigue.
“It was identified that he was affected by liver cirrhosis for the previous two years. Initially, we began antibiotics and supportive medicines upon which Mr Kamat confirmed enchancment, however his situation quickly deteriorated with progressive liver dysfunction and drowsiness,” the hospital stated.
Nishikant is finest identified for steering the thriller drama, Drishyam. Quite a few Bollywood stars together with Ajay Devgn, John Abraham, Riteish Deshmukh, Kay Kay Menon, Abhishek Bachchan amongst others paid tribute to the director.
(With PTI inputs)
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