MUMBAI, July 4 (INP) – Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre on Wednesday revealed that she has been diagnosed with cancer.
In a post on Twitter, Sonali said, “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, she continued.
Sonali further said, “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.”
The actress is well-known for her outstanding acting in films like Hum Saath Saath Hain, Sarfarosh and Kal Ho Na Ho. She was recently replaced by Huma Qureshi as the judge of the popular TV show India’s Best Draamebaaz.