New Delhi: Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre shocked her fans and industry colleagues by opening up on battling cancer. The actress took to her social media accounts and shared the news. She has been diagnosed with high-grade cancer that has metastasised.
The actress in a heartwarming post also revealed that it was only after taking a few tests, the doctors broke the news. The actress is currently undergoing treatment for the same in New York.
— Sonali Bendre Behl (@iamsonalibendre) July 4, 2018
Several Bollywood celebrities reacted after learning about Sonali's illness. From Karan Johar, Ileana D'Cruz to others who have worked with her, all wished her a speedy recovery.
Godspeed ,love and strength to a true fighter and a solid soul!!! https://t.co/fvUOpD9ubW
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) July 4, 2018
Full power Bhabs. https://t.co/K7pegkWEIz
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 4, 2018
Fight that bastard Sonali don’t let it win !!! https://t.co/MW8xFb8JTz
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) July 4, 2018
Sending you strength and love!
— Ileana D'Cruz (@Ileana_Official) July 4, 2018
Sonali Ma’am wishing you a speedy recovery. Praying for you and your family!
— Patralekhaa (@Patralekhaa9) July 4, 2018
Wishing you a speedy recovery ma’am. Sending you all my love and prayers.
— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) July 4, 2018
Sending you love and prayers
— shruti haasan (@shrutihaasan) July 4, 2018
Dear Sonali, sending you lots of positivity and prayers for this fight of yours. I Salute your spirit and pray that all goes well.. good willing all will be okay.
— Aftab Shivdasani (@AftabShivdasani) July 4, 2018
Sonali has acted with all the A-listers in Bollywood. From Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan to Aamir Khan, the actress ruled the 90s with her screen presence. She took a break from acting after marrying Goldie Behl in 2002.
She made her debut in 1994 with 'Aag' for which she even bagged the Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year. Then she went on to star in a number of films such as 'Bombay', 'Rakshak', 'Diljale', 'English Babu Desi Mem', 'Major Saab', 'Zakhm', 'Hum Saath Saath Hain', 'Sarfarosh', 'Kal Ho Naa Ho' to name a few.
Here's wishing the actress a speedy recovery!