Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Art director Dies of Suicide at 57: Nitin Chandrakant Desai: let’s reveal his life’s facts.


Personal Information of Nitin Chandrakant Desai.

Nick NameNitin Dada and Nitin Desai
Birth Date9 August 1965
Birth PlaceMulund Railway station, Mumbai
Death Date2 August 2023
Death PlaceKarjat city
FatherChandrakant Ganpat Desai
MotherMeena Chandrakant Desai
SiblingsNeetu Chandra(Sister)
WifeNaina Desai
ChildrenMansi Desai(daughter)
EducationPhotography course
School/ UniversityJ.J.School of Arts
L.S.Raheja School of Arts
ProfessionArt Director and Production Designer
Net Worth$20 Million
Nitin Desai Personal Information.

Nitin Desai Birth Chart Analysis.

Date of Birth9 August 1965
Time of Birth12:00:00( Unknown)
Place of BirthMumbai
Day of BirthMonday
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Sun SignCancer 
Birth Information

Birth Chart


Zodiac Sign: He is a Saggitarius-born personality. Individuals born under this Zodiac Sign are extroverts and have outspoken personalities.

VISKUMBH Yoga: Individuals born under this yoga are blessed with a large amount of wealth. This yoga gives immense desire to accumulate wealth in his life.

Rahu in Taurus sign: Rahu in the Taurus sign gives the individual unusual and out-of-the-box creative skills.

Venus in Leo: In his chart, Venus is in the Leo sign provides him with a blast of creative skills.

Who is Nitin Chandrakant Desai?

Nitin Chandrakant Desai is a notable Indian art director and Production designer. His most notable art-directed movie is ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’,’ Lagaan’ and many more. His remarkable artwork has earned him prestigious awards, including four National Film Awards and three Film Fare Awards.

Nitin Chandrakant Desai biography
Nitin Chandrakant Desai biography

Nitin Desai Early and Family Life.

The most notable producer Nitin Chandrakant Desai was born on 9 August 1965 in Mulund Railway station, Mumbai.


Chandrakant Ganpat Desai(Father): Chandrakant Ganpat Desai is the father of Nitin Chandrakant Desai.

 Meena Chandrakant Desai(Mother): Meena Chandrakant Desai is the mother of Nitin Chandrakant Desai.



Neetu Chandra(sister): Neetu Chandra Desai is the youngest sister of Nitin Desai.



Naina Desai(Wife): Naina Desai, a Successful film producer, married Nitin Desai, a prominent figure in the industry. Together, they raised a son and a daughter, overcoming life’s challenges with love and determination.


Mansi Desai(daughter): Mansi Desai is the lovable daughter of Nitin Desai. Following the footprint of her father, she also pursues her career in the film industry as a Production Coordinator at Mold3D Studio.


Nitin Desai also has one son information about him is unknown. Whenever information about him will be known, it will be updated.

Family picture.


Nitin Chandrakant Desai Education.

He completed his primary and secondary education at the Wamanrao Muranjan Madhyamik Vidyalaya & Junior College.

To pursue his interest in photography, he joined the J.J. and L.S.Raheja School of Arts in Mumbai.

Nitin Chandrakant Desai Career.

After completing his education in photography he began his career as an assistant director on the set of the television show Tamas (1987), Later he got the opportunity as an art director in the movie ‘Parinda(1989)’.

In 2005 to achieve his high ambitions, he established his own dream studio ND Art World Pvt Ltd at Karjat in the Raigad district.

His most noted work in the production of majestic sets was for the films Lagaan, Devdas, and Jodha Akhbar.

He is also notably known for creating the beautiful set for the movie ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam(1999).’

In his career, he shows his artistic talents in the movies like A Love Story (1993), Aa Gale Lag Ja (1994), Droh Kala (1994), Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India (1995), Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995), The Don (1995), Vijeta (1995), Khamoshi: The Musical (1995), Kamasutra: A Tale of Love (1996), Diljale(1996), Maachis(1996), Air Ya Paar(1997), Ishq(1997), Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.(2003), Swadesh(2004), Lage Raho Munna Bhai(2006) and many others.

His recent creation of the set was for the movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo(2015).

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo set
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo set.

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He does not only create beautiful sets for films but also for serials like- Kaun Banega Crorepati (Amitabh Bachchan reality show), Dus Ka Dum(Salman Khan reality show), and Sach Ka Saamna.

Nitin Chandrakant Desai Death.

Nitin Desai was found dead in the ND Studio on 2 Aug 2023. The reason behind his suicide was his financial crisis. His funeral was done at his studio Raigad on 4 August 2023 on Friday. Tormented by financial debt, he hanged himself in his studio, putting an end to his precious life.

Nitin Chandrakant Desai Controversies.

The most controversial thing in his life was his death due to suicide. He was under pressure due to the financial crisis that made him to suicide. According to resources, it found that he had taken a total loan of 252 Crore, where he took a loan of 185 Crore for his ND Studio.

Nitin Chandrakant Desai Awards.

  • He won four times National Film Awards for best art Director for the movies like: ‘Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar(1999)’, ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sonam(1999)’,  ‘Lagaan(2001)’, Devdas(2003).
  • He also won three times Filmfare best art direction Awards for the movies: A Love Story(1942),’  ‘Khamoshi(1996),’ and ‘Devdas(2002)’.
  • In 2008 he used his magical art for the creation of a set for the movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.
  • In the year 2009, he won the IFA Best Art Direction Award for the movie ‘Jodha Akbar(2008)’
  • In 2009 he also won a Maharashtra state award for the movie ‘Harishchandrachi Factory,’
  • He also grabbed several screen awards for the movies like ‘Khamoshi, ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sonam,’ ‘Josh,’ ‘Lagaan,’ etc.
Nitin-Desai-Awards Filmfare Award and Screen Award. for the movie 'A Love Story(1942).'
Nitin-Desai-Awards: Filmfare Award and Screen Award for the movie ‘A Love Story(1942).’

Frequently asked questions.

What is the name of Nitin Desai’s father?

Nitin Desai Father name is Chandrakant Ganpat Desai .

What is the name of Nitin Desai Studio?

His Studio name is ND Studio.

What is the net worth of Nitin Desai?

His net worth is $20 Million.

When did Nitin Chandrakant Desai Die?

On August 2, 2023, he was found dead in his ND studio, having committed suicide due to financial hardships, leaving the world in shock.

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