Nitin Chandrakant Desai: Renowned art director of Bollywood Nitin Chandrakant Desai is no more. Police informed that he committed suicide in his studio near Mumbai.
He was 57. Mr. Desai was 4 times awarded by National Film awards (Silver lotus) for the Best art direction of the movies, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Lagaan, Devdas and Hum Dil de Chuke Sanam. He also won 2 filmfare, as many Screen and 4 IIFA awards.
Mr. Desai was also an art director for Kaun Banega Crorepati. He also directed and produced some Marathi movies and TV serials, such as Balgandharv and Raja Shivchhatrapati.