New Delhi: Veteran actor-filmmaker Rakesh Roshan underwent a throat surgery a few days back after he was diagnosed with early stages of cancer. The heartbreaking news was shared on social media by his actor-son Hrithik Roshan. Wishes started pouring in from all walks of life for the recovery and good health of Roshan senior.
Hrithik wrote on social media: “Asked my dad for a picture this morning. Knew he wouldnt miss gym on surgery day. He is probably the strongest man I know. Got diagnosed with early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the throat a few weeks ago, but he is in full spirits today as he proceeds to battle it. As a family we are fortunate and blessed to have a leader like him. .
Love you Dad.”
Asked my dad for a picture this morning. Knew he wouldnt miss gym on surgery day. He is probably the strongest man I know. Got diagnosed with early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the throat a few weeks ago, but he is in full spirits today as he proceeds to battle it. As a family we are fortunate and blessed to have a leader like him. . Love you Dad.
Soon after the surgery, Hrithik shared pictures of the Roshan family coming out from the hospital together and keeping a brave front in this time of crisis. In fact, Prime Minister Narendra Modi too tweeted about Rakesh Roshan's health and wished him a speedy recovery.
Cant stop. Wont stop.
We begin again.
And again. pic.twitter.com/Zs9Kzb7TyD
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) January 11, 2019
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 8, 2019
Thank you Sir for your concern and good wishes. I am very happy to inform that according to the doctors his surgery has gone off well. https://t.co/BS42lCy0Kn
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) January 8, 2019
Rakesh Roshan in an interview with Deccan Chronicle talked about life after undergoing the surgery and how he handled the deadly 'c' word. He said, “I am feeling fine, and no, I am not taking any major precautions. Life is again normal. It is all because of the good wishes of my friends and of course the exceptional support of my family.”
Last year, classic actor Irrfan Khan, Sonali Bendre, Nafisa Ali and Tahira Kashyap opened up on battling the deadly 'c' word. Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor too shared the news of his ill health and is currently in NYC undergoing treatment.
Way to go Roshans! All is well! pic.twitter.com/LB3PUGz2Ma
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) January 11, 2019
However, the cause of his ill health has not been disclosed as yet. Rishi shared a picture on Twitter of the Roshans and wrote 'all is well'. Talking about his close friend, Rakesh Roshan in the same interview said, “For Rishi and me, everything is Khel Khel Mein.”
Here's wishing the actor speedy recovery!