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Film critic Nikhat Kazmi no more

MUMBAI: Noted film critic Nikhat Kazmi died this morning of breast cancer. She was 53.


Though ill, it did not deter her from catching up on movies; she used to come in a wheelchair to watch them and continued to give her feedback to her readers.


Paying his condolence to the Times of India film reviewer, Mahesh Bhatt said, "Nikhat Kazmi was generous! Having come to terms with mortality she made it a point to look for something good in every film she viewed."


Kazmi wrote on films for nearly 25 years. She has also written books on Bollywood - Ire in the Soul: Bollywood‘s Angry Years (1996) and The Dream Merchants of Bollywood (1998).


She also spearheaded compilations like the Times Guide to Hollywood Blockbusters and Times Movie Guide (2007). She had written a play called ?If Shakespeare was a gun?.
 


Though ill, it did not deter her from catching up on movies; she used to come in a wheelchair to watch them and continued to give her feedback to her readers.


Paying his condolence to the Times of India film reviewer, Mahesh Bhatt said, "Nikhat Kazmi was generous! Having come to terms with mortality she made it a point to look for something good in every film she viewed."


Kazmi wrote on films for nearly 25 years. She has also written books on Bollywood - Ire in the Soul: Bollywood‘s Angry Years (1996) and The Dream Merchants of Bollywood (1998).


She also spearheaded compilations like the Times Guide to Hollywood Blockbusters and Times Movie Guide (2007). She had written a play called ?If Shakespeare was a gun?.
 

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