Nishikant Kamat was believed to have been suffering from chronic liver disease,Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat has died in a Hyderabad hospital. Mr Kamat, 50, was believed to have been suffering from chronic liver disease. "I will miss you my friend Nishikant Kamat. Rest in peace," tweeted actor Riteish Deshmukh, who starred in Mr Kamat's film Lai Bhaari. Just hours before, Mr Deshmukh had urged for restraint after some media outlets prematurely reported the filmmaker's death. Ajay Devgn, who starred in Nishikant Kamat's Drishyam, tweeted: "My equation with Nishikant was not just about Drishyam, a film which he directed with Tabu and me. It was an association that I cherished. He was bright; ever-smiling. He has gone too soon. RIP Nishikant."