Mahesh Manjrekar 'on the road to recovery' following bladder cancer surgery
Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar has undergone a surgery after being diagnosed with urinary bladder cancer.
The 63-year-old actor is back home following the medical procedure at the H N Reliance Foundation Hospital here last week.
There were reports that the actor was discharged post surgery.
"Yes, I did get operated on, and I'm on the road to recovery," Manjrekar confirmed to PTI.
The veteran is known for directing acclaimed films like the 1999 drama "Vaastav: The Reality", National Award winning "Astitva" (2000) and the Amitabh Bachchan starrer "Viruddh... Family Comes First".
Manjrekar has also directed the upcoming Salman Khan starrer, "Antim: The Final Truth".