Sanjay Dutt with wife Maanayata Dutt, sister Priya Dutt spotted leaving for Lilavati Hospital

Updated: 26 August, 2020 07:36 IST | Anshul Vipat
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    Actor Sanjay Dutt, who has been diagnosed from lung cancer was clicked with his family including his wife Maanayata Dutt and sister Priya Dutt heading to Lilavati Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai. (All pictures: Pallav Paliwal).

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    Sanjay Dutt was recently admitted to the hospital when he complained of breathlessness and had also tested negative for COVID-19. And later, he was diagnosed with Lung Cancer. The actor, 61, has since been undergoing preliminary treatment for stage three lung cancer.

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    According to media reports, Dutt has procured a US visa and will soon be headed to New York for further treatment. A source speaking to mid-day said, "Sanju had applied for the visa as soon as he learnt of the diagnosis. However, initially, it wasn’t easy to get the clearance. He was acquitted in the 1993 Bombay Blasts but convicted in the arms act. US policies are if one is convicted in any case for 5 years and above, they just need a special waiver for getting the visa. Fortunately, one of his close friends helped the actor secure a five-year visa on medical grounds. He is expected to fly to New York with Maanayata and Priya, where he will pursue treatment at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre."

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    Dutt's mother Nargis, who battled pancreatic cancer between 1980 and 1981, had been admitted to the same hospital. In the recent past, late Rishi Kapoor, Manisha Koirala and Sonali Bendre too put their faith in the hospital, which is the world's oldest private cancer centre.

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    Sanjay Dutt's eldest daughter Trishala lives in the Big Apple. Maanayata, Priya and Namrata are expected to fly to and from New York during his treatment.

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    Earlier this month, Dutt announced that he is taking a short break from work to seek medical treatment. Soon after, Maanayata issued a statement, saying, "God has yet again chosen to test us to overcome the challenges ahead. All we seek are your prayers and blessings."

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Sanjay Dutt, his wife Maanayata Dutt and sister Priya Dutt were clicked by the photographers leaving for Lilavati Hospital from the actor's residence in Bandra, Mumbai. We have pictures

First Published: 26 August, 2020 07:35 IST