Anupam Kher meets Sonali Bendre in New York, calls her ‘Hero’

Sonali Bendre is fighting cancer bravely and with smiling face in New York. Anupam Kher, who is shooting for New Amsterdam - a medical drama series meets the actress in New York and spent "some quality time" with his co-star. 

He wrote, “With a picture showing Sonali's million-dollar smile, Anupam wrote, "I have done few films with @iamsonalibendre. We’ve met socially many times in Mumbai. She always has been bright & a very warm person. But it is only in the last 15days that I got the opportunity to spend some quality time with her in NY. And I can easily say,”She is my HERO.”(sic)."

In a long statement Sonali wrote on Twitter about her disease, she said, "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,” she added.