INDEX – Outside – The world-famous, Oscar-winning filmmaker has been put through an intensive class

The director was diagnosed with multisector pneumonia, and it is suspected that toxic substances may have entered his body. The Russian newspaper stated that the patient is subject to continuous medical monitoring.

The Russian press first reported on the evening of January 5 that Mikhalkov had fallen ill. He wrote that the manager complained of a cold, then had shortness of breath, cough, fever and nausea, and finally called the ambulance himself.

Later, the artist’s press service announced that Nikita Mikhalkov had contracted the flu, and according to another source, he was hospitalized on suspicion of contracting the coronavirus. Meanwhile, the director’s wife, Tatyana Evgenievna Mikhalkova, asked the media not to create panic around the artist, writing Komsomolskaya Pravda.

Mikhalkov has been directing films since 1961, in 1977 Drawings for the piano He won the Grand Prix at the San Sebastian Film Festival with his film. 1994 Deceptive sunlight His film won an Academy Award from the American Academy.

(Cover photo: Nikita Mihalkov at the 14th Rome Film Festival on October 27, 2019. Photo: Tiziana Fabi/AFP)