Role of creditors to be probed in Nitin Desai death case, will inquire if he was under stress: Fadnavis

03:40 PM Aug 03, 2023 | PTI |

A day after renowned art director Nitin Desai was found dead, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said the role a private lending firm, from which Desai had taken loan, would be probed to know whether he was charged high interest and if he was under stress.


Speaking in the state legislative assembly, Fadnavis who holds the home department, said legal aspects on how Desai’s N D Studio at Karjat near Mumbai can be preserved or taken over by the government will be examined.

Desai, the creator of lavish sets for films such as “Jodhaa Akbar” and “Lagaan” as well as the popular TV quiz show “Kaun Banega Crorepati”, was found hanging at his studio on Wednesday.


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