Sonali Bendre diagnosed with cancer; undergoing treatment in NY

05 July, 2018, 07:02 | Author: Dominic Spencer
  • Sonali Bendre has issued a statement on battling cancer. Instagram

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre on Wednesday revealed that she has been diagnosed with cancer, reported Indian Express. The tragic post by the 43-year-old actress, who is now in NY for treatment, created ripples even in Bollywood as celebrities took to twitter to express their support during her trying time. "I'm taking this battle head-on, knowing I have the strength of my family and friends behind me". Recently, the news of actor Irrfan Khan being diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer had come as a shock.

The Hum Saath Saath Hain actress is now in NY for the treatment.

Sonali's dear friend KJo tweeted, "Godspeed, love and strength to a true fighter and a solid soul!" "I am very blessed and thankful for each of them", she said in the statement. "What has helped has been the enormous outpouring of love and support I've received over the past few days, for which I am very grateful (sic)".


The internet has been flooded with get well soon wishes for Sonali with many Bollywood celebrities stepping forward to support Sonali in this tough time. She has thanked her family and friends for supporting her.

Bollywood's veteran actress Sonali Bendre Behl who had captured millions of hearts with her fantastic performances and her lovely smile today took to her social media and broke a heartfelt news to all. "Sending you strength and love!", wrote Ileana, "This too shall pass". Her song, Humma Humma, in film Bombay was one of the most iconic in the 90s. She was recently replaced by Huma Qureshi as the judge of the popular TV show India's Best Draamebaaz. She feels truly blessed to have them in her life and stand by her in times of need.

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