She was known for…
It was the movie ‘Angaaray’ that brought Sonali Bendre and Goldie Behl together. former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar, who once had a huge crush on Sonali Bendre, revealed that he will do anything to get Sonali to accept his proposal. Sonali Bendre and Suneil Shetty were one of the most celebrated pairs in the ’90s.
What followed her?
In early July, this year, the country woke up to the sad news of Sonali Bendre being diagnosed with “high-grade cancer“. The actress herself took to social media to announce the same. She is currently undergoing treatment in New York.
Sonali revealed her illness through an Instagram post, where she wrote, “Sometimes, when you least expect it, life throws you a curve ball. I have recently been diagnosed with a high-grade cancer that has metastised, 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.”
Sonali Bendre is not just an actress but an author too.
Sonali Bendre and Social Media!
She took to social media and revealed that she was going to USA for treatment. And she didn’t stop there. Sonali Bendre kept updating her fans about her health condition on Instagram. The actress says that she didn’t plan to continue posting about it, but the responses were so overwhelming that she decided to keep doing it.
Amongst the vegans, vegetarians and non-vegetarians, there is one common thing that we all fight against the deadliest disease, cancer. Quite evident from the stats since a decade now, the number of people who are prone to this disease is countless but those who are under the treatment 14 lakh cancer patients in 2016 and this number is expected to increase.
Globally, it’s estimated that 100 million people across the world had any of the forms of cancer in 2017. This number has more than doubled since 1990 when an estimated 45 million had cancer.
Now, Sonali’s sister-in-law Shrishti Arya has given a new update about the actress’ health. According to a report, when Shrishti was asked about Sonali’s health through a message, she replied that Sonali is staying strong.
“Being back on a set after a major sabbatical – one that has been testing in many ways on so many levels – is a surreal feeling.” – Sonali!