Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat is critical but stable, said an official statement issued on Wednesday by the hospital he has been admitted to. "Mr Nishikant Kamat (50 years, male) was brought to AIG hospitals, Gachibowli, Hyderabad on 31st July with jaundice and abdominal distention. he has been diagnosed with Chronic Liver Disease and other secondary infections. He is in the Intensive Care Unit for continuous monitoring under supervision of a multi-disciplinary team of senior consultants comprising of gastroenterologists, hepatologist, critical care and others. His condition is critical but stable. We wish him a speedy recovery," read the statement.
Nishikant Kamat is known for directing Bollywood films like the Ajay Devgn-Tabu starrer Drishyam, Irrfan Khan starrer Madaari and the John Abraham starrers, Force and Rocky Handsome among others. He has also directed critically acclaimed Marathi films like his debut directorial, Dombivali Fast, and the Riteish Deshmukh starrer, Lai Bhaari. The filmmaker also featured in the Marathi film Saatchya Aat Gharat and his 2016 directorial Rocky Handsome as an actor.
Bollywood has been hit with some devastating news right through 2020. Recently, the hospital where Sanjay Dutt is admitted has confirmed that the actor is suffering from stage 4 lung cancer though an official comment is awaited form the doctors treating him. “Fluid had accumulated in his lungs and because of that he was having breathing trouble. The fluid samples were sent for testing. Doctors said it could be tuberculosis or cancer. The reports on Wednesday confirmed that Sanjay is suffering from stage 4 lung cancer,” said a source from the hospital.
This year has also seen the tragic deaths of legendary actors like Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor along with several other TV and film artistes both from natural and forced causes. Of course, the most tragic of all has been Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide merely at the age of 34.
(As per inputs form IANS)
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