Sonali Bendre took to social media to reveal that she has been diagnosed with high-grade cancer on July 4 (Wednesday). Even as she asserted that she will be fighting her battle with cancer head-on, with the support of her family members and loved ones, love and support for the Diljale actor poured in on social media, especially the micro-blogging site. Bendre, whose movies like Sarfrosh, Hum Saath-Saath Hain, Diljale, Zakhm, Duplicate, among many others garnered her critical acclaim and many fans across the world, is married to director Goldie Behl.
In a statement revealing the state of her health, Bendre stated ““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.”
This is her tweet, wherein she revealed the state of her health.
— Sonali Bendre Behl (@iamsonalibendre) July 4, 2018
Here is how her fans sent forth love, support and prayers to her on the micro-blogging site.
May God give u strength to fight it and get well soon.
— Ashima 🇮🇳 (@AshiQuotes) July 4, 2018
Wishing you a speedy recovery Sonali… 🙏. Defeat it !!
— Mikkhail Vaswani (@MikkhailVaswani) July 4, 2018
Keep fighting ma’am. You will come back stronger 👍🏻
— Mahesh S Koneru (@smkoneru) July 4, 2018
I have 3 patients cured of cancer in my family and have 2 more under treatment.More than the doctor and medical aid, killing it is by the willpower to overcome it.Also the effort to be cheerful throught the treatment session helps early discharge.
Wish you a speedy recovery 💙
— Your Crush (@The_ShinChan_) July 4, 2018
I am confident that you will overcome this. Take good care. Wish you a speedy recovery
— Dr. Nilay Prasad (@NilayPrasad) July 4, 2018
You will come up more stronger.
Wishing u speedy recovery beautiful lady❤
You are my everfavourite.
Lots of love & prayers❤❤🙏
— AnshikaJainKaur (@anshika_75) July 4, 2018
God be with u. Stay hopeful. Our prayers will be with u always.
— JşřEë☺ (@krazypen) July 4, 2018
You’re in our prayers, stay strong you’ll overcome this u beautiful beautiful human🤗😘❤️
— Glupi 🕸️ (@sym_pathetick) July 4, 2018
Don’t worry Sonali, I’m very sure you will fight it out the same way as Yuvraj Singh did.. My best wishes for fast recovery..
Get well soon & come back healthy again..
With tons of good wishes..
— Vipul (@Viplion1207) July 4, 2018
❤❤❤❤ I know you will fight back @iamsonalibendre One of the most beautiful actress if Bollywood, literally. Reading this makes me literally believe you’re optimistic. Good luck to you and whole family. Love Love Love ❤❤❤❤❤
— Manish Pandey (@pmanish042) July 4, 2018
You’re still one of those who i admire a lot!! 💕 This news has come as a shock n saddened me deep dowm💔😢
Prayers with u ma’am!!
U wil surely emerge victorious in this Battle with ur ailment & we cant wait 2 see u come back with ur gorgeous smile
Get well soon @iamsonalibendre
— Manisha Gupta 🐇🐿️ (@manisha__gupta) July 4, 2018
Bendre, who was recently replaced by actor Huma Qureshi on a popular TV show that she was a judge on, further wrote that there is no better way to tackle the illness than taking 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,” she said, before ending the statement by emphasising that she will be fighting this battle with the strength of her family and friends behind her.