Akshay Kumar rushes to New York to meet Sonali Bendre


On Wednesday morning, Sonali Bendre broke the sad news of her fighting high grade cancer. It is learnt that on knowing about her illness, her close friend and actor Akshay Kumar flew to New York to meet Sonali Bendre, who is undergoing treatment.

Akshay also sent prayers to Sonali, he tweeted, “I know that Sonali is a fighter. May God help bring her back in the best of health.

Announcing her disease, the actress wrote, “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.”

“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."

Bollywood celebrities sends off love, strength to Sonali. Her husband and producer Goldie Behl and son Ranveer are with her.