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Nitin Desai suicide: Final moments shed light on the tragic suicide of the art director; voice message unveiled

Authorities are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Nitin Desai.

Nitin Desai suicide: Final moments shed light on the tragic suicide of the art director; voice message unveiled
Nitin Desai

Last Updated: 10.11 AM, Aug 03, 2023


Art director Nitin Desai's suicide sent shockwaves across the film industry. According to the authorities, he was discovered hanging at ND Studio in Karjat, and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death is currently under way. There have been new reports that a voice recording that Nitin Desai made before he passed away has been discovered.

According to a report by Times Now, Mayur Dongre, a witness who was present at the scene, said Nitin sent a voice message to a member of his studio staff with whom he also maintained a close relationship. Dongre was also transparent with regard to the contents of the voicemail.

The source told the entertainment portal that at night, on the sets of Marathi Pavool Padte Pudhe, Studio number 10, he drew a bow and arrow with sutali (rassi), placed a ladder on the bow and arrow, and hung himself.

The source continued by saying that Nitin also mentioned not taking his ND Studios away from him in the recording. In addition to that, he said that Studio No. 10 would be the location of his final rites.

For those who are unfamiliar, Nitin went on to work on some of the most successful Bollywood films alongside some of the most famous filmmakers in the entertainment industry. In films such as Lagaan, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Jodha Akbar, and Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo, he worked his art-directing magic to create a magical experience for the audience.

A top police official has stated that Nitin's body was discovered on August 2 at his studio in the Raigad region of Maharashtra. He was discovered hanging at his ND Studios, the official said, adding that it appears to be a case of suicide at this early stage in the investigation. The police are looking into the case from every angle imaginable in their investigation. In addition to law enforcement officers, investigators from the forensic science and medical fields were also present at the scene to gather information regarding the incident.

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