Nitin Desai

Nitin Desai, a well-known art director and multiple award winner, reportedly committed suicide on Wednesday morning at the age of 57. According to the sources, he was discovered hanged at his own ND Studios in Karjat.


Nitin Desai’s Contributions


Nitin Desai’s contributions to his field were nothing short of remarkable. His innovative work pushed boundaries and paved the way for new possibilities. His creativity and expertise were unparalleled, leaving an indelible mark on the industry.


      • Nitin Desai had a remarkable career collaborating with renowned filmmakers such as Mira Nair, who he worked with on the Oscar-nominated films “Salaam Bombay” (1988) and “Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love” (1996).

      • He also contributed his expertise to many popular Bollywood films, including “Parinda” (1989) and “1942: A Love Story” (1993) directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, “Khamoshi: The Musical” (1995), “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” (1999), and “Devdas” (2002) directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, “Lagaan” (2001) and “Jodhaa Akbar” (2008) directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, and the “Munna Bhai” franchise directed by Rajkumar Hirani.

      • Additionally, he was responsible for designing the set of “Kaun Banega Crorepati?,” including the set for the popular film “Slumdog Millionaire” (2008).


    The sudden passing of Nitin Desai, a production designer who was highly regarded in Bollywood, has left many A-listers mourning. Actor Akshay Kumar expressed his disbelief and sadness, acknowledging Nitin Desai significant contributions to the film industry, particularly in production design. Nitin Desai had worked on many of Akshay Kumar’s films, making his loss all the more devastating.


    Sanjay Dutt, the actor, expressed his grief on the demise of Nitin Desai. Sanjay Dutt said that he was a brilliant art director and close friend of his. Desai contributions to Indian cinema were monumental.


    Actor Manoj Bajpayee expressed deep sorrow and disbelief upon hearing about the passing of Nitin Desai. He mourned the loss of his friend and talented artist, and wished for him to rest in peace.


    Nitin sir leaves behind a legacy of groundbreaking work, immense wisdom, and remarkable artistry that will be cherished for generations to come. We extend our deepest condolences to Nitin sir’s family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time.

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