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Actor Sonali Bendre diagnosed with Metastatic Cancer
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Sonali Bendre diagnosed with Metastatic Cancer

Sonali Bendre wrote a long Tweet today which left her fans in distress. Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre Behl has been diagnosed with high grade cancer as she wrote in a long statement on Twitter. She is undergoing treatment in New York and her family and friends are there with her.

In a long statement Sonali wrote on Twitter, she said, “Sometimes, when you least expect it, life throws you a curveball. 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.” More details are yet to emerge but it’s believed that her husband, film-maker Goldie Behl, and other family members are constantly by her side.

Sonali Bendre diagnosed with Metastatic Cancer

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The actor is a fighter and went on to write, “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.”

Karan Johar was among the first to comment, “Godspeed, love and strength to a true fighter and a solid soul!!!.”

She even wrote a post on Instagram where ace designer Manish Malhotra commented, “Wishes and strength and love with you Sonali.” Her Hum Saath Saath Hain co-actor Neelam Soni commented, “You are the strongest girl I know. My superwoman.”

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