7 Famous Indian Celebs Who Battled & Defeated Cancer

7 Famous Indian Celebs Who Battled & Defeated Cancer

With the pandemic COVID-19, year 2020 has been a devastating one , if we talk about the mortality rate , especially in our nation . It has a severe effect in the Metro Cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. When people are dying of C-19 , there are Bollywood celebs , who were suffering from Cancer and died recently, which includes Actor Irrfan Khan and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor .Although , they had a proper treatment for the same , but unfortunately, they were not able to survive.

Today, we have brought to you the list of Bollywood actors and sports personality , who all won the fight against cancer.

Have a look at the same as under:

# 1 Sonali Bendre

Sonali Bendre undergoing treatment for cancer

One of the prominent personality of Bollywood is actor Sonali Bendre . She made a special place in everyone’s heart during her career and gave a brilliant performance in the movies like Sarfarosh , Duplicate , Dilwale and many more. Sonali was diagnosed with Metastasis cancer during July 2019. Especially in this type of cancer, the cells can quickly spread to different parts of the human body through the lymph system or the bloodstream.When she revealed her story during her treatment , she said a beautiful line , what his husband Goldie Behl used to tell her : “One day at a time”. That’s how , she gained all the will power and strength to fight her disease.

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“I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.” – Cheryl Strayed, Wild. Over the past couple of months, I have had good days and bad ones. There have been days when I’ve been so exhausted and in so much pain that even lifting a finger hurt. I feel like sometimes it’s a cycle… one that starts off with physical pain and leads to mental and emotional pain. The bad days have been many… Post chemo, post-surgery and the like… where even just laughing hurts. Sometimes it felt like it took everything I’ve had to push past it… a minute to minute battle with myself. I got through it knowing that even though I was fighting a long drawn out, draining battle… it was one that was worth the fight. It’s important to remember that we’re allowed to have those bad days. Forcing yourself to be happy and cheerful all the time serves no purpose. Who are we being fake and putting on an act for? I allowed myself to cry, to feel the pain, to indulge in self-pity… for a short while. Only you know what you’re going through and it is fine to accept it. Emotions aren’t wrong. Feeling negative emotions isn’t wrong. But after a point, identify it, recognize it and refuse to let it control your life. It takes an immense amount of self-care to get out of that zone. Sleep always helps, or having my favourite smoothie after chemo, or just talking to my son. For now, as my treatment continues… my visual focus remains to just get better and get back home. It’s yet another test… Student all my life… Learning all my life… #OneDayAtATime 📷: @srishtibehlarya

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# 2 Tahira Kashyap

Ayushmann Khurrana- Tahira Kashyap play 'Who's more likely to ...

Ayushmann Khurana’s wife Tahira Kashyap is an Indian Writer, Professor, and Theatre Director. Tahira was diagnosed with the initial stage of breast cancer ,during the year 2018. It is a kind of non-invasive cancer in which the cells grow inside the lining of the breast milk duct itself and can’t spread further. When she got recovered, she even posted a photo of herself ,post-surgery on Instagram on National cancer survivors day.

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A small something I have written…. #nationalcancersurvivorsday . . Some scars are deep, some within, Some are seen while some are hidden. The thing about scars is , it reminds you of the past, The moments of suffering that you thought would forever last. But there’s more to these Goddamn scars, They are Secrets hidden far away, just like the stars. It’s the Truth which you don’t see with the naked eye, Oblivious to the functioning of the world, a blatant lie. But hear me, there’s more to this scar, It talks also about the fight, the resilience and your invincible power. My love and respect to those who fought, The treacherous battlefield that Few crossed while some got lost. But the thing with this health karma is that everyone is a winner, For it’s the fight that counts whether you an expert or a beginner. The fight with cancer is not just physical but also mental, Some battles are more tough to conquer especially if they are internal. But hear me again, we all have that fighter which has the universe’s might, The indomitable spirit that can’t be crushed by any fright. Hide not your scars my love, Show them, flaunt them, just like your bright smile, soothing to others eyes, And when you do that time and again giving people nowhere to run and hide, they will have to fall in love with your badge of honour, your prize. So hear me one last time, Fall in love with your self, All with dust, scar and grime. For that’s what make you, YOU Faulty, imperfect, blemished but all true! Lensed by @atulkasbekar who captures the soul! Thank you for this ❤️

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# 3 Anurag Basu

Anurag Basu

One of the brilliant Bollywood director Anurag Basu is a sweet one and is often seen as a judge in the dance reality shows. He has made many superb movies likewise : Life in a… Metro, Gangster and Murder, Barfi and Jagaa Jasoos . Basu was diagnosed with acute leukemia in 2004 when he was halfway through his film Tumsa Nahin Dekha. He was immediately hospitalized, where the doctors announced he had two months to live. Leukemia is a kind of blood cancer that develops when the number of white blood cells in a body increases beyond a particular rate. Anurag fought it bravely and now he is fit and fine.

# 4 Lisa Ray

As a cancer graduate, I value time more than before: Lisa Ray ...

The Canadian-Indian actor, Lisa Ray is an author, columnist, model, performer, philanthropist, social activist, television and theater personality. Ray begun her modelling career in the early 1990s, appearing for leading Indian brands like Bombay Dyeing and Lakmé. It’s been 11 years now , when she was diagnosed with Myeloma Cancer, which generally forms inside the plasma cell. After fighting against this battle for the whole year, she became fit and fine.

# 5 Manisha Koirala

Nepali celebrities stand with actress Manisha Koirala

One of the charming and gorgeous actor Manisha koirala has always created magic with her acting . She was seen in the film Sanju and recently, did one of the Netflix movie Maska . Koirala was diagnosed with an ovarian cancer way back in the year 2012. In this type of cancer, generally, the cancer cells begin to develop in the ovaries of the female reproductive system. This type of cancer can be highly destructive if not diagnosed early, as it may even spread to the pelvis and abdomen in its later stage. Manisha was fortunate enough and won the battle against this disease.

# 6 Rakesh Roshan

Rakesh Roshan's throat cancer surgery is successful: Hrithik ...

The father of Hrithik Roshan and great director, Rakesh Roshan, was found to be suffering from squamous cell carcinoma of the throat in January 2019, where cancer cells damage the throat lining. This kind of disease has been quite frequently observed in the people living in the United States.He got recovered with the same and today , he follows a great fitness regime like his son.

# 7 Yuvraj Singh

India cricketer Yuvraj Singh completes cancer treatment - BBC News

We all know about one of the ace cricketer of Indian squad. India successfully lifted their 2nd ICC World Cup title in 2011, but Yuvraj Singh was diagnosed with a cancer tumor inside his left lung. It was quite painful for him to play for team India then. He eventually won the Man of the Series Award in that tournament despite frequently vomiting blood during that phase. He successfully recovered from that dangerous disease.

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