Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer and will fly to the US for treatment.
– Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) August 11, 2020
The social media platforms are flooded with messages and wishes for the 61-year-old actor, dearly known as Sanju Baba.
Dutt is the son of Bollywood star couple, Nargis and Sunil Dutt, both of whom have passed away.
However, Dutt’s family did not describe the nature of the illness but admitted that he was facing health problems.
The actor was admitted to Lilavati hospital on Saturday because of difficulty breathing. He tested negative for coronavirus.
Dutt was released from the hospital on Tuesday night, after which he announced his retirement from filming.
“Hi guys … I̵7;m taking a break from work to treat my illness. My family and friends are with me and I urge the wise to not worry or speculate unnecessarily. With love and All the best, I’ll say it on Twitter and Instagram.
Around midnight, veteran trade analyst Komal Nahta tweeted about the nature of the disease.
“Sanjay Dutt is diagnosed with lung cancer. Let’s pray for his quick recovery …. It’s not that the scary new ‘C’ (Coronavirus), but the terrifying ‘C’ Another, Cancer, for which Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed. While praying for his ability to recover quickly, you might want more details, “Nahta said.
Sanjay Dutt was diagnosed with lung cancer. Let’s pray for his quick recovery. Https://t.co/IBc6j2XchZ
– Komal Nahta (@KomalNahta) August 11, 2020
On Wednesday, Dutt’s wife, Maanayata Dutt, expressed her gratitude to all the wise people and asked fans not to believe the rumors.
“We need all the strength and prayers to get through this stage. The family has gone through so many things over the years but trust me, this will pass, too. I sincerely ask the Sanju fans not to fall down.because unfounded speculations and rumors, but only to help us with their constant love, warmth and support, “she said in a statement.
Dutt’s family insists he will fight back.
“Sanju has always been a warrior, and so has our family. God chose to challenge us to overcome the challenges ahead. All we look for is your prayers and blessings. , and we know we’re going to be the winner on the other side, as we always have. Let us use this opportunity to spread light and positivity, “she said.
Actor Trishala’s daughter is currently in America.
His wife, Maanayata and their twin children – Iqra and Shahraan are said to be in Dubai.
Dutt, a veteran of more than 100 films, lost his mother Nargis Dutt to cancer and his first wife Richa Sharma had a brain tumor in 1996.
In terms of work, Dutt is currently awaiting release “Sadak 2“and”Bhuj: India’s pride“, will premiere on Disney + Hotstar. He will also star in”KGF Chapter 2“and”Shamshera“, next to Ranbir Kapoor.
Last year, the actor starred in Ashutosh Gowariker’s three legendary dramas “Panipat “Produced by Karan Johar “Kalank“and politics”Prassthanam“.