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Akshay Kumar reacts to death of Housefull 4 sound editor Nimish Pilankar

Nimish Pilankar was reportedly suffering from high blood pressure that caused a fatal brain haemorrhage. He started his career with Salman Khan starrer Race 3 where he worked as a sound editor.

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New Delhi Updated on: November 25, 2019 17:46 IST
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Akshay Kumar reacted to Nimish Pilankar's untimely death

Akshay Kumar has reacted to news of the demise of Housefull 4 sound editor Nimish Pilankar. The actor took to his Twitter to pay his last respect to the deceased. Nimish Pilankar who had worked on films like Race 3, Housefull 4 as a sound editor, passed away at the age of 29. Nimish's death at such an early has left everyone shocked. He was reportedly suffering from high blood pressure that caused fatal brain haemoorrhage. Nimish's first breakthrough came with Salman Khan starrer Race 3 where he worked as a sound editor.

Reacting to this untimely of Nimish, Akshay tweeted, " "Very sad to learn about the passing away of Nimish Pilankar, that too at such a young age. My heart goes out to his family at this difficult time."

Earlier, Director Khalid Mohammed took to is Twitter to express his condolences over the untimely demise of Nimish Pilankar. Khalid tweeted, "Sound technician NIMISH PILANKAR, aged 29, passed away. Blood pressure shot up ldng to brain haemorrhage. Technicians r backbone of Bollywood cinema. But does anyone care? It’s hi time the various associations, producers n stars who have more swag than sense did. Right now."

Khalid also expressed his displeasure over the silence among the mainstream Bollywood stars and filmmakers over such deaths.

Nimish's death also started a debate about the long working hours for film technicians. Many blamed work cultures in the industry for putting extra pressure on technicians. Many took to their Twitter to express themselves. Actor Vipin Sharma slammed Bollywood for ignoring and exploiting its technicians.

Actor Mrunalinni Patil questioned if these technicians get enough credit despite working hard. She tweeted, “SOUND TECHNICIAN, NIMISH PILANKAR, aged 29, has passed away...of high blood pressure leading to brain haemorrhage. Point is; does anyone care? Technicians  contribute silently n immeasurably to Bollywood cinema. They work long hours coz they love cinema. Do they get credit”

During the short span of his career, Nimish worked on films like Race 3, Housefull 4, Kesari, Marjaavaan, Jalebi, and others.

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