Emraan Hashmi returned to the silver screen after a long break in 2019. He was last seen in “The Body” which is a mystery thriller directed by Jeethu Joseph. While his return in 2019 was a moment of happiness, there was something more significant which made the hour more special for him.
It was a news of immense pleasure and joy that after 5 years of struggle, in 2019, Emraan’s 8-year-old son was declared cancer-free. Emraan himself confirmed this great news through social media.
For the unversed, in 2014, Ayaan was diagnosed with a rare case of kidney cancer. To raise awareness about the disease and share his son’s story, Emraan along with Bilal Siddiqui wrote a book titled ‘The Kiss of Life: How A Superhero and My Son Defeated Cancer.’
Giving the example of his son, he said that the disease is beatable. He also thanked everyone for their prayers and good wishes. He wrote,
“Today, 5 years after his diagnosis Ayaan has been declared cancer free. It has been quite a journey. Thank you for all your prayers and wishes. Love and prayers for all the cancer fighters out there, hope and belief goes a long way. You can WIN this battle!”
Here’s his tweet:
Here’s how celebs reacted to the news:
Congrats Ayaan, you are a true fighter. And kudos to Emraan for being the most adorable dad.