Filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar reveals that he was suffering from cancer, but now he has beaten the deadly disease and is cancer free now. While interacting with the media on the trailer launch of Antim along with Salman Khan, Aayush Sharma and Mahima Makwana.
Talking about his weight loss , Mahesh said, “Not just little weight, I have lost some 35 kilos, I was 105 kilos, when I started losing weight. It was during the shooting of the last portions of Antim that I was diagnosed with cancer”
“But today I am cancer free. With chemotherapy and surgery, I was able to beat it. When I got to know I have cancer, it didn’t shock me. I know there are so many people who have cancer and they fight and survive.”
Despite suffering from such a deadly disease he completed the entire film without telling anyone about his illness. Superstar Salman Khan praised the director for his dedication even during the tough time. “He didn’t tell us before. As soon as he finished a part of the shoot he got himself operated” he added.
Antim is produced by Salma Khan and is presented by Salman Khan Films. The film will be globally released in theatres by Zee Studios on 26th November.