Sonali Bendre diagnosed with cancer: Sonam, Abhishek, Arjun send love, strength

In a long post, Sonali Bendre has today announced that she is suffering from high grade cancer and is currently undergoing treatment in New York. Fans and her Bollywood friends taken aback with the news and they have send love and wished the actress a speedy recovery.

Sonali Bendre wrote about her disease, “Sometimes when you least expect it, life throws you a curveball. I have recently been diagnosed with high-grade cancer that has metastasized, 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.”

Adding to it, she said, “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.”

Manish Malhotra: “Wishes and strength and love with you Sonali.” Her Hum Saath Saath Hain co-actor Neelam Soni commented, “You are the strongest girl I know. My superwoman.” 

Karan Johar: “Godspeed, love and strength to a true fighter and a solid soul!!!

Vivek Oberoi: “You are one of the strongest women I know! I admire &respect how u always stood ur ground in the face of adversity…and won! A WonderWoman who does it all-actor,author,mom,wife! An inspiration 2so many!Cancer will surely lose this fight! Our Love & Prayers are with u always!”

Sophie Chaudhary tweeted, “Sending you all the love, strength and prayers to fight this Sonali!! I know you will!! We all love you! ???? @iamsonalibendre.”

Neha Dhupia: This too shall pass … you are an incredible woman with immense strength … we send you all our love…. things are only going to get better . @iamsonalibendre

Madhur Bhandarkar: Dear @iamsonalibendre you are wonderful human being, I am sure you will fight all the odds and overcome this situation. Wishing you a speedy recovery. Praying for strength for u @GOLDIEBEHL and ur family

Shruti Seth: Sending you immense love @iamsonalibendre and tonnes of positive energy to get through this and come out stronger.

Arjun Kapoor: Keep fighting Sonali, don’t let that piece of shit win

Divya Dutta: Dearest dearest one, remember you always with a girl wit so much strength n will power!!!! Loads of prayers fr you!!! Get well real soon !!!! Big big hug

Riteish Deshmukh: Deeply saddened & shaken by this news. Praying for your speedy recovery & good health @iamsonalibendre. @GOLDIEBEHL sending all the positivity & best wishes.

Aftab Shivdasani: Dear Sonali, sending you lots of positivity and prayers for this fight of yours. I Salute your spirit and pray that all goes well.. good willing all will be okay.

Sonam Kapoor: Lots and lots of love Sonali

Sandeep Khosla: You are brave and very very special..will pray for your quick recovery..and anything we can do please let us know anytime!! Big love to the family..

Ileana D’cruz: Sending you strength and love!

Genelia D’Souza: Dear Sonali… we send you loads of love, prayers and lots of positivity… Wishing you a speedy recovery soon.. And @GOLDIEBEHL and the rest of family, I wish you all the strength n togetherness in this fight…

Dia Mirza: You beautiful, ever smiling, ever loving Sonali ?? You have our prayers, our love and faith that you will overcome this.??

Neha Dhupia: This too shall pass … you are an incredible woman with immense strength … we send you all our love…. things are only going to get better . @iamsonalibendre

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi: all my love & prayers to u @iamsonalibendre for a speedy & complete recovery. Keep the faith – it can move even mountains ????????????????

Manisha Koirala: @iamsonalibendre by the grace of god all will be fine and you will be back home soon with good news???????????? sending love n prayers my friend

Ashish Chowdhry: I have always seen, admired and adored you as the sweetest face in our film fraternity. And now, I see you as the strongest and the most positive one as well. I so know you’re gonna come out of this handsomely @iamsonalibendre Will pray for a record breaking zippy recovery…

Lakshmi Manchu: Respect your way of coming out in the open and sharing what you’ve been undergoing…We stand by you and look forward for you to bounce back stronger than ever. You will. God bless you @iamsonalibendre