Mumbai, Aug 2: Famous art director Nitin Desai found dead in a studio in Mumbai on Wednesday. Renowned filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker says he is in shock after learning about the death of art director Nitin Desai, who worked with him on the sets of his magnum opuses ‘Lagaan’ and ‘Jodhaa Akhbar’,
Desai was found hanging in a case of suspected suicide at his N.D. Studios here, early on Wednesday, official sources said. On his way to Karjat, Gowarikar spoke to IANS about Desai’s untimely death.
He said: “Stunned. Shocked. No words. On the way to ND Studios, Karjat.” The Karjat Police rushed to his studio for investigations and the cause of the suicide was not clear.
The end came just three days before Desai’s 58th birthday on Sunday (August 6), even as top Bollywood personalities mourned his sudden demise. Police were attempting to verify if he has left behind any suicide note at the studio or any other location.