Director Nikita Mikhalkov is recovering from elective surgery

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in fotobanka Mikhalkov. Archival photoDirector Nikita Mikhalkov is recovering from elective surgery© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

The President of the Union of cinematographers of Russia Nikita Mikhalkov is recovering after elective surgery associated with old trauma, said the press service of the Director.

Earlier a row of mass media reported with reference to the other Mikhalkov, writer Alexander Adabashyan that the Director is in the hospital with an old injury.

«Nikita do some time ago underwent a planned operation in connection with an old sports injury. He is currently recovering from surgery, is actively involved in the Academy of cinematic and performing arts, acting Studio which last week ended with the acceptance of trainees,» — said the press service of the Director.

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