After Hum Saath Saath Hai actor Sonali Bendre, on July 4, revealed that she has been diagnosed with high-grade cancer that has been metastised and is currently undergoing treatment for the same in New York, Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar extended his warm wishes on Twitter. In his tweet, Karan wrote that he wishes godspeed, love and strength to her and called her a true fighter and a solid soul. Workwise, the duo has previously worked together in Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta starrer Kal Ho Na Ho.

Sonali Bendre diagnosed with ‘high-grade’ cancer, being treated in New York

Sonali Bendre diagnosed with high-grade cancer, Twitterati shocked

Along with Karan Johar, Bollywood actors Ileana D’Cruz, Patralekhaa, Shruti Haasan and Rajkummar Rao wished for her speedy recovery. In her statement, Sonali stated that a niggling pain led to some tests, which revealed that she is suffering from high-grade cancer.  Speaking about how her family and close friends have stood by her side in this difficult time, Sonali stated that they provided her with the best support system that anyone can ask for. She added that she is very blessed and thankful to each of them. 

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As the diva undergoes treatment for the same in New York, Sonali stated that the only way to tackle the cancer is to take swift and immediate action. She added that she remains optimistic and is determined to fight it through at every step of the way. Earlier this week, Sonali Bendre stepped down as the judge of Zee TV’s reality show titled India’s Best Dramebaaz due to an unforeseen personal reason. 

Known for her spectacular performances in films like Diljale, Hum Saath Saath Hai, Sarfarosh, Zakhm and Kal Ho Na Ho, Sonali Bendre is undoubtedly one of the most graceful and talented actors of Bollywood.

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