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Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with lung cancer: Reports

It has also been reported that Sanjay Dutt will soon be flying to the US for medical treatment.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 13, 2020 7:03 IST
It has also been reported that Sanjay Dutt will soon be flying to the US soon for medical treatment.
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Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with lung cancer: Reports

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer, say reports. It has also been reported that the 61-year-old actor will soon be flying to the US for medical treatment.  A close friend of the actor spoke to Bollywood Hungama and said, "Baba is devastated. He has little children. Fortunately, they are in Dubai right now with their mother. But breaking this awful news to them would be an ordeal.” Furthermore, the friend also added that though Sanjay Dutt is pretty shaken he is also certain of being cured. “It is curable. He needs instant and rigorous treatment for which he leaves immediately", the friend was quoted as saying to the publication.

Sanjay Dutt was taken to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital on August 8 after complaining of breathlessness and chest discomfort. He announced in a tweet that his test for COVID-19 was negative. He was discharged from the hospital on August 10.

Earlier in the day, Sanjay Dutt conveyed to fans that he is taking a break from work for medical treatment. Sharing a note on Twitter, the 61-year-old actor wrote, "Hi friends, I am taking a short break from work for some medical treatment. My family and friends are with me and I urge my well-wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate. With your love and good wishes, I will be back soon."

The news of Sanjay Dutt being diagnosed with lung cancer has shocked the Bollywood industry and fans alike. They are now taking to social media to wsih the Sadak 2 actor a speedy recovery.

Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer: Friends and fans wish speedy recovery

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  • 4:48 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    "KARKAR HARR MAIDAAN FATEH May Ganapati Bappa Give you the strength to fight back n win this battle too. Praying for ur speedy recovery @duttsanjay," tweeted television actress Kamya Punjabi.

     

  • 4:48 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    "Praying for your speedy recovery Sanju sir @duttsanjay get well soon," expressed Esha Deol.

     

  • 4:48 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Neha Dhupia posted: "Get well soon sir @duttsanjay"

     

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Noted Bhajan singer Anup Jalota shared a video where he says in Hindi: "I pray to Bhagwan Krishna for my friend Sanjay Dutt, so that he gets completely cured and comes back soon after completing his treatment from abroad. Sanjay and I share our birthday on July 29. I am praying to God that he comes back soon and continues to win the hearts of people."

     

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    "My dear friend Sanjay Dutt. I am praying to god that you recover completely very soon," tweeted Anupam Kher in Hindi.

     

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Singer Armaan Malik posted: "Hope you get well soon sir."

     

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Sanjay Dutt's friend and frequent co-actor Manisha Koirala, who is a cancer survivor tweeted: "Sadden to hear about your health challenge dear baba @duttsanjay .. but I know you are tougher !! There has been tremendous struggles in your life and you overcame them, this too shall be yet another win .. praying for your well-being."

     

  • 12:16 AM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    You will always be a fighter: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh

    Yuvraj Singh, who is a cancer survivor himself, took to Twitter and wrote, "You are, have and always will be a fighter @duttsanjay I know the pain it causes but I also know you are strong and will see this tough phase through. My prayers and best wishes for your speedy recovery."

  • 11:57 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Get well soon Sanju Baba, say fans

  • 11:47 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Film critic Rohitt Jaiswal wrote, "Jadoo ki Jhappi to you Baba...Haar matt manna.. You will defeat cancer...  #SanjayDutt."

  • 11:42 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Trade analyst and film industry insider Komal Nahta tweeted, "Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with lung cancer. Let's pray for his speedy recovery."