Actor Irrfan Khan’s members of the family 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 Occasions of India report quoted Sutapa as saying, “Madaari will all the time be remembered by me not solely as a result of it’s my first movie as a producer however it being a challenge which we related personally. Satirically, two widespread males who shone due to their expertise, made a movie a few widespread man setting your self do a rare deed. Nishi might be in my coronary heart all the time for his straightforwardness, for his hardwork and heat… He had a simplicity of a rooted man. I’ll all the time keep in mind him.”
She additionally referred to as 2020 a ‘horrendous yr’. Sutapa continued, It’s been a horrendous yr globally, personally, and I’m but to return 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 via cinema reasonably than phrases. I didn’t wish to consider it. Bindas bhai Nishi sir, thanks. I don’t know articulate anymore, I’m sorry. Right here’s to you.”
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 recognized that he was affected by liver cirrhosis for the previous two years. Initially, we began antibiotics and supportive drugs upon which Mr Kamat confirmed enchancment, however his situation quickly deteriorated with progressive liver dysfunction and drowsiness,” the hospital stated.
Nishikant is greatest recognized for steering the thriller drama, Drishyam. Quite a lot of 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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