The exact diagnosis is not yet known
The chairman of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia, director Nikita Mikhalkov, was hospitalized with suspected coronavirus. Interfax writes about this, citing a source. The director’s wife Tatyana confirmed this information to Readovka.
Updated: Nikita Mikhalkov hospitalized with flu, writes RIA Novosti with reference to the director’s press secretary
Earlier, the media wrote that Mikhalkov was in serious condition after pneumonia. However, according to the director’s wife, the exact diagnosis is still unknown.
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In 1995, Mikhalkov won an Oscar for Burnt by the Sun, which also won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival. The director’s films “Urga – Territory of Love” and “12” were also nominated for the prestigious award in the world of cinema.
Mikhalkov heads the Moscow International Film Festival.