Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre diagnosed with cancer, undergoing treatment in New York

The Bollywood fraternity and fans poured much love and support for the Sarfarosh actress

Sonali Bendre's Instagram post.

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre shocked the nation recently when she revealed that she is suffering from cancer. Sonali Bendre is currently being treated for it in New York, the 43-year-old actress revealed on social media on Wednesday. In the lengthy post she shared, Sonali Bendre said about ‘taking this battle head on‘ and also described the diagnosis as ‘unexpected.

Sonali Bendre shares an emotional message about her cancer battle.

Her post read, “Sometimes when you least expect it, life throws you a curveball. I have recently been diagnosed with high-grade cancer that has metastasized, which we frankly did not see coming. A niggling pain led to some tests, which led to this unexpected diagnosis. My family and close friends have rallied around me, providing the best support system that anyone can ask for. I am very blessed and thankful for each of them. There is no better way to tackle this, than to take swift and immediate action. And so, as advised by my doctors, I am currently undergoing a course of treatment in New York. We remain optimistic and I am determined to fight every step of the way. What has helped has been the immense outpouring of love and support I’ve received over the past few days, for which I am very grateful. I’m taking this battle head on, knowing I have the strength of my family and friends behind me.”

The Indian actress cuts her hair after detecting cancer.

After the cancer diagnosis, the Bollywood fraternity and fans poured much love and support for the Sarfarosh actress. Now, Sonali Bendre has taken to Twitter to thank her well-wishers. She thanked industry colleagues such as Farhan Akhtar, Genelia Deshmukh, Dia Mirza, Manisha Koirala, Dino Morea, Anil Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Arjun Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Vivek Oberoi, Karan Johar, Rishi Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and others. Recently, Hate Story 4 actress Ihana Dhillon said that actress Sonali Bendre, who is battling cancer, will soon bounce back. During a media interaction on Sunday, Ihana said: “I grew up watching her (Sonali). I feel bad that she is suffering from cancer”, says Ihana Dhillon, “I am sure she will bounce back and come out of it. She is a fighter and a strong woman. All my prayers and best wishes are with Sonali.”

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