From Manisha Koirala to Sharmila Tagore, actors who won battle against cancer

In the world of movies, some heroes fight a tough battle against a scary enemy called cancer. Stars like Manisha Koirala and Sharmila Tagore faced this challenge with bravery. Ahead of cervical cancer day, let's take a look at these incredible fighters and their journeys

Updated On: 2024-02-03 03:03 PM IST

Compiled by : Shachi Chaturvedi

Celebs who fought against cancer

Tahira Kashyap, filmmaker and wife of Ayushmann Khurrana, fought breast cancer. She openly shared her experience through social media, becoming an advocate for body positivity and mental health during cancer treatment

Lisa Ray faced multiple myeloma, a rare form of cancer. She underwent a stem cell transplant and actively engages in advocacy work to raise awareness about the disease

Filmmaker and actor Rakesh Roshan battled throat cancer. He successfully underwent surgery and treatment, continuing his contributions to the film industry

Sharmila Tagore recently revealed on an episode of Koffee with Karan 8 that she was diagnosed with breast cancer

Mahima Chaudhary fought and overcame breast cancer. Her journey highlights the importance of early detection and the strength required to face the physical and emotional challenges of cancer

Anurag Basu was diagnosed with blood cancer in 2004 and the doctors even said he had about two weeks left to live. This was the time when his wife Tani was seven-months pregnant with their daughter Ishana

 Sonali Bendre faced metastatic cancer with resilience. Diagnosed in 2018, she underwent treatment in New York and later shared her transformative journey, emphasizing the importance of positivity and support during such challenging times

Sanjay Dutt battled lung cancer, revealing his diagnosis in 2020. He underwent medical treatment and emerged victorious in his fight against the disease

Manisha Koirala bravely fought ovarian cancer. She was diagnosed in 2012 and underwent successful treatment, emerging as a survivor. Her journey has been an inspiration to many, and she actively shares her experience to raise awareness about cancer

 Kirron Kher, a versatile actress and politician, faced multiple myeloma (form of blood cancer). She publicly shared her diagnosis in 2021 and has been undergoing treatment with the support of her family and well-wishers

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