Nishikant Kamat

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Nishikant Kamat
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Nishikant Kamat at special screening of Marathi film Balak Palak
Born Malvan, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Director
Years active 2004–present

Nishikant Kamat is an Indian filmmaker. His debut film, Dombivali Fast earned him accolades in Marathi cinema, as it went on to become the biggest Marathi film of the year. He remade his film, in Tamil with R. Madhavan in the lead as Evano Oruvan, which opened to rave reviews.[1] He also acted in the Marathi film Saatchya Aat Gharat.[2]

His Bollywood debut project was based upon the 2006 Mumbai Bombings, titled, Mumbai Meri Jaan, which was filmed in Hindi.[3] He also played a negative role in the movie Rocky Handsome.[4]


Nishikanth Kamath (3rd from left) with Javed Akhtar
Year Film Language Director Writer Actor Notes
2004 Hava Aney Dey Hindi Yes
2004 Saatchya Aat Gharat Marathi Yes Yes
2005 Dombivali Fast Marathi Yes loosely based on Falling Down
2007 Evano Oruvan Tamil Yes remake of Dombivali Fast
2008 Mumbai Meri Jaan Hindi Yes
2011 404 Error Not Found Hindi Yes
2011 Force Hindi Yes remake of Kaakha Kaakha
2014 Lai Bhaari Marathi Yes
2015 Drishyam Hindi Yes Remake of Drishyam
2016 Rocky Handsome Hindi Yes Yes Based on The Man from Nowhere
2016 Madaari Hindi Yes

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