Noted film critic Nikhat Kazmi passed away this morning after
losing her battle with cancer, sources said. She was 53. Kazmi had
reviewed films for The Times of India since 1987. She had also
written a few books on cinema, the sources said.
Several Bollywood personalities expressed shock and grief over
Was truly shocked to hear about the untimely death of Nikhat
Kazmi...the TOI critic of several years...prayers and thoughts with
her family. Death is always a reminder of life that most of us do
The first ever review I read of Refugee, my first film,
was by Nikhat Kazmi. She always pointed out the road to improvement
to me. RIP ma'am.
Tragic news. Extremely sad to know about the demise of Nikhat
Kazmi, one of the most persistent film critics. Am sure wherever
you are, it'll be a five star rating, RIP. May God give strength to
your loved ones.
The country lost one of the finest film critics today. RIP Nikhat
Kazmi, may god give strength to your loved ones.
Life is so unpredictable. RIP Nikhat Kazmi
Neil Nitin Mukesh
Nikhat Kazmi ji the one person who has always encouraged me.
Wrote so beautifully and one film critic I respected a lot! May her
Nikhat Kazmi was generous! Having come to terms with mortality she
made it a point to look for something good in every film she
Actors Sonam Kapoor, Dino Morea, Arjan Bajwa, and director Ken
Ghosh too expressed grief over the death of Nikhat Kazmi.