Nishikant Kamat is a famous director of Indian films. His first movie was Dombivali Fast, a Marathi film where MadhavApte a middle-class bank employee, who is very honest and will abide by the law all the time face injustice and corruption in his life.
This was a story of Nishikanth Kamath and Sanjay Pawar starring
Sandesh Jadhav and Shilpa Tulaskar in lead roles. Later it was remade in Hindi and Tamil also and got an amazing response there. In Marthi, this film became a blockbuster and Nishikant became a famous personality after his first film. It was recognized on of the biggest Marathi film at that time.
In 2006, this film got the National Film Award as a Best Feature film in Marathi. Nishikant Kamat also acted in a Marathi film namely Saatchya aat gharat, a 2004 movie under the direction of
Sanjay Surkar and under the production of
Smita Talwalkar. Nishikant Kamat himself wrote the script. The story was of a real incident that happened in the University of Pune, where a person deceived a student as a police and raped her. It was chosen for Best Film and Best Director and Best Actress in 2005 Screen Awards. He also directed a move in Bollywood titled
Mumbai Meri Jaan, a story based on 2006 Mumbai Bombings under the production of
Ronnie Screwvala. The film got some of the famous stars like
Soha Ali Khan, and R. Madhavan. This movie also got so many Filmfare awards at that time.
Kamat also played a negative role in a Bollywood movie titled
Rocky Handsome, a thriller, and action film under the direction of Kamat.
Sharad Kelkar, and Shruti Haasan played the lead roles in this movie. John himself co-produced this film under his banner John Abraham Entertainment by collaborating with SunirKhetrapal’s Azure Entertainment. The story of this film is about taking revenge on a mafia gang that kidnaped an 8-year girl, who have a special bond with John.
It was released worldwide on March 25, 2016. He played a role in Hava Aney Dey, which was a project involving Indian and French technicians and the production was also shared between Indian and French production houses. He also did a remake of Drishyam in Hindi and got an amazing response at
Box Office. Lai Bhaari is another amazing film that was directed by Kamat. He also did a remake of Kaakha Kaakha in Hindi with title Force in 2011.