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Mission Mangal Director Jagan Shakti Hospitalised Due To Brain Clot: Reports

Filmmaker Jagan Shakti, Who Directed Vidya Balan-Akshay Kumar- Starrer Mission Mangal, Was Hospitalised On Sunday.

PTI | Updated on: 27 Jan 2020, 06:02:44 PM
Jagan Shakti

Director Jagan Shakti and Akshay Kumar (Photo Credit: IANS)


Filmmaker Jagan Shakti, who directed Vidya Balan-Akshay Kumar- starrer Mission Mangal, was hospitalised on Sunday and is recovering, a source close to the director said.  As per multiple reports, the filmmaker collapsed while he was with his friends and was rushed to a city hospital.

"Jagan is now well and is recovering," the source told PTI, adding that the filmmaker has a clot in his brain.

Jagan Shakti made his directorial debut with Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal. The film also starred Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen. Mission Mangal is was based on real-life scientists, who contributed to India's first interplanetary expedition, Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), launched by Indian Research Space Organisation (ISRO) in 2013.

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First Published : 27 Jan 2020, 06:02:44 PM