- Nishikant Kamat, 50, died in Hyderabad on Monday
- “Heartbroken,” wrote Madhavan
- “The heavens are a happier place,” he added
Actor R Madhavan paid an emotional tribute to director Nishikant Kamat, who died in Hyderabad on Monday, on social media. Mr Kamat, 50, was reportedly affected by continual liver illness, for which he was admitted to AIG Hospitals in Hyderabad. Remembering the director, Madhavan, who labored with Nishikant Kamat within the 2007 Tamil movie Evano Oruvan and the 2008 Hindi movie Mumbai Meri Jaan, wrote: “Heartbroken. The heavens are a happier place. Will at all times miss your positivity, my pricey bro. RIP lastly and farewell my captain.” The actor additionally shared an image collage that includes himself and the director. Learn R Madhavan’s submit right here:
Evano Oruvan was a Tamil remake of Nishikant Kamat’s Nationwide Award-winning Marathi movie Dombivali Quick. The Marathi movie featured Sandeep Kulkarni within the lead position whereas the Tamil model starred R Madhavan because the lead actor. Dombivali Quick was Mr Kamat’s first movie as a director. Evano Oruvan, which additionally featured Sangeetha and Seeman, launched in December 2007.
Subsequent yr, Nishikant Kamat‘s Mumbai Meri Jaan opened in theatres. The movie, which showcased the impression of the 2006 prepare bombings in Mumbai, starred late actor Irrfan Khan, R Madhavan, Soha Ali Khan, Paresh Rawal and Kay Kay Menon in the primary roles. It additionally received the Nationwide Movie Award for the Finest Particular Results in 2008.
Nishikant Kamat was best-known for guiding Drishyam – the Hindi remake of the Malayam hit of the identical identify. He additionally starred as an actor in Hindi and Marathi movies like Rocky Good-looking, Bhavesh Joshi, Fugay and Hava Aney Dey.