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.
Sonali Bendre Behl lights up the screen every time she is on it, be it for a performance or as a judge. She radiates positivity and even when she was diagnosed with cancer instead of letting it bring her down, the actress decided to show the illness what a fearless rockstar she really is. After breaking the news on her Instagram, the actress also shared a video of her getting a haircut before her treatment began, the video also featured her hubby, Goldie Behl being there for her through it. Sonali’s show of courage and optimism has been truly inspiring.
Earlier today, the actress shared another photo, this time with her son, Ranveer Behl talking about how he has been her strength during this tough time.
Have a look
From the moment he was born 12 years, 11 months and 8 days ago, my amazing @rockbehl took ownership of my heart. From then on, his happiness and wellbeing have been the centre of anything @goldiebehl and I ever did. And so, when the Big C reared its ugly head, our biggest dilemma was what and how we were going to tell him. As much as we wanted to protect him, we knew it was important to tell him the full facts. We’ve always been open and honest with him and this time it wasn’t going to be different. He took the news so maturely… and instantly became a source of strength and positivity for me. In some situations now, he even reverses roles and takes on being the parent, reminding me of things I need to do! I believe that it’s imperative to keep kids involved in a situation like this. They are a lot more resilient than we give them credit for. It’s important to spend time with them and include them, rather than make them wait on the side-lines, not being told yet instinctively knowing everything. In our effort to protect them from the pain and realities of life, we might end up doing the opposite. I’m spending time with Ranveer right now, while he’s on summer vacation. His madness and shenanigans help me #SwitchOnTheSunshine. And today, we derive strength from each other #OneDayAtATime
B-Town celebs have also been giving her a constant supply of love and good vibes ever since the actress announced about her fight against cancer.
Here’s what they said
The way the actress is braving through such a difficult time is simply admirable.
We wish you a quick recovery, Sonali. <3