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Devdas fame art director Nitin Chandrakanth passes away a day before his birthday

2 August 2023, Mumbai: Nitin Chandrakant Desai, one of India’s most renowned artists, passed away today at the age of 57, and the country’s film industry is in mourning. The skilled production designer and art director made an enduring impression on the entertainment industry and is renowned for his outstanding work in Bollywood and Marathi film.
Desai worked with some of the top names in the industry throughout his career, enhancing classic films with his brilliant creativity. He was instrumental in bringing historical epics like “Lagaan,” “Jodhaa Akbar,” and “Bajirao Mastani” to life by expertly evoking bygone times on the big screen.
Desai’s skill set went beyond the world of film, as he also made a lasting impression on television with his work on well-known shows like “Chanakya” and “Razia Sultan.” Due to his skill in developing engaging set designs that transported viewers to various worlds, he rose to fame in the television and film industries.
Beyond his work as a professional, Nitin Chandrakant Desai was admired for his kindness and modesty. He had a profound influence on the following generation of production designers by mentoring and inspiring a large number of young artists.
Both the film community and his admirers have been startled and devastated by the news of his death. Social media sites have been inundated with condolences, recalling his artistic genius and the cinematic magic he woven on film.
Although it would be difficult to fill the vacuum left by Nitin Chandrakant Desai’s passing, future generations of artists and filmmakers will be motivated by his legacy. His work will constantly be recognised and remembered as a monument to his extraordinary talent and contribution to Indian film.
The late artist’s funeral rites will be performed tomorrow in Mumbai, where friends, family, and colleagues will say their final goodbyes to this brilliant artist. The entertainment sector also offers its sincere sympathies to his family during this trying period.
May Nitin Chandrakant Desai’s spirit rest in peace, and may the films and television shows he enhanced with his creative vision carry on his artistic legacy.

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