Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken widely of it to spread awareness. Now, she's planning to open her own research institute for cancer in India.
Marriage is no more a roadblock for Bollywood beauties and this year five actresses, including reigning queens Kareena Kapoor and Vidya Balan, tied the knot with thier long-time beaus. Genelia D`Souza, Esha Deol and Lisa Ray too joined the bandwagon.
Canada-based Lisa Ray is in no hurry to act and is instead keen to spread cancer awareness and write a book. "I am engaging with the world, but with a different quality now," says the model-actress who is leading a healthy life after fighting a rare cancer of plasma cells. "I`m not back to a normal life, but an extraordinary life because of the insights I`ve gotten and the changes I`ve made to my lifestyle,"