Mumbai, Aug 23 (PTI) 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’. PTI JUR RDS BK BK

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