Nitin Desai, a well-known art director, committed suicide on Wednesday, August 2. The filmmaker committed suicide at his Karjat, 80 kilometers from Mumbai, studio.
Nitin Desai, a well-known art director, committed suicide on Wednesday, August 2. The filmmaker committed suicide at his Karjat, 80 kilometers from Mumbai, studio. Although the exact cause of the renowned art director’s death is still unknown, speculation centers on the financial crisis and debt as potential contributors.
Police sources claim that Nitin Desai entered his room last night at 10 o’clock. This morning, he took a while to emerge. His bodyguard and others then rapped on the door, but nobody answered.
The body of Nitin Desai was found hanging from the ceiling fan. The body was removed and sent for a post-mortem after the police were informed.
In his Karjat studio, Nitin Desai’s body was discovered hanging. A set worker told the police about this. When the police team reached to the studio, we discovered his body hanging. Raigad SP: In order to understand every facet of this situation, we are looking into it more.
About Art director Nitin Desai
The 2016 World Cultural Festival in Delhi, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Lagaan (2001), Devdas (2002), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015) are just a few of the movies that Nitin Desai, who was born in Dapoli, is best known for. He was also a well-known production designer and art director in Indian movies. Over the course of his 20-year career, he collaborated with filmmakers like Ashutosh Gowarikar, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rajkumar Hirani, and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
He made the switch from actor to producer in 2002 with Desh Devi, a religious film about the Devi Mata of Kutch from Chandrakant Productions.
He won four National Film Awards for Best Art Direction in addition to three Filmfare Best Art Direction Awards.
May 1987 saw his first visit to Mumbai’s Film City Studios, where he quickly made the switch from the 2-D world of still photography to the 3-D world of art direction. On Govind Nihalani’s historical TV series Tamas, which debuted in 1987, he served as a fourth assistant alongside acclaimed art director Nitish Roy. After then, he made contributions to two TV shows: Kabir for 5.5 years, and Chanakya for the first 25 episodes, before taking over on his own for the 26th.
His first film was Bhookamp by the Adhikari Brothers, which came out in 1993, but it wasn’t until Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s 1942: A Love Story, which came out in 1994, that he became well-known. Over the years, he has made contributions to numerous worldwide films and projects, including Parinda, Raju Chacha, Khamoshi, Maachis, Baadshah, and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar.
He has received four National Awards, including those for the films “Lagaan,” which Aamir Khan co-starred in and “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam,” both of which were nominated for Oscars.