Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and the news has left his fans and other Bollywood celebrities in shock. On Tuesday, the actor announced that he is taking a break from films due to his health but did not mention lung cancer. However, reports claimed that the actor was suffering from breaking difficulties and was diagnosed with the deadly disease when hospitalized on August 8. According to reports, the 61-year-old actor will fly to the US for treatment soon.
Earlier on Tuesday afternoon, as the news spread that Dutt may have cancer, he took to social media to urge his fans and well-wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate. "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," he tweeted on his verified account, @duttsanjay.
Sanjay Dutt was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital after he complained of breathlessness and chest discomfort. He was rushed to the hospital and also underwent the COVID19 test, reports of which turned out to be negative. After staying under medical care for two days, he was discharged from the hospital on August 10th.
Sanjay Dutt being diagnosed with stage four lung cancer has worried his fans. Many took to Twitter to wish for the actor's speedy recovery. Bollywood celebrities also extended support to the actor. Cancer survivor, Yuvraj Singh, was also among the first few who took to Twitter to wish Dutt. Like all his fans, Yuvraj also believes that the actor will be able to fight this battle as well.
He tweeted, "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."
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."
Singer Armaan Malik posted: "Hope you get well soon sir."
"My dear friend Sanjay Dutt. I am praying to god that you recover completely very soon," tweeted Anupam Kher in Hindi.
"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.
TV actor Hiten Tejwani shared: "Get well soon sir @duttsanjay ...will pray for you."
TV actress Rashami Desai wrote: "Really in shock !!! Get well soon My Munna bhai. strength and power to Dutt family."
Filmmaker Kunal Kohli tweeted: "@duttsanjay sir you've fought a lot of battles, external & internal. Taken it on your chin like a man. One more fight. You can do it. Prayers & thoughts with you. Lots of love."
Director Anil Sharma posted: "Oh very shocking.. we pray for @duttsanjay fast recovery .. may god showers his blessings."
Adhayan Suman wrote, "Sanju sir diagnosed with lung cancer :( #sanjaydutt get well soon sir.. this year why u doing this." Urmila Matondkar also shared a picture with Sanjay Dutt and wrote, "Such an upsetting n horrible news that @duttsanjay has been diagnosed of lung cancer..but then again he has been such a fighter all his life..here is wishing him a speedy recovery."
Bhajan Samrat Anup Jalota, who also shares his birthday with actor Sanjay Dutt, wishes for the actor's speedy recovery from lung cancer.
On the work front, Sanjay is currently awaiting the release of his film Sadak 2 and Bhuj: The Pride of India, which will premiere on Disney Plus Hotstar. He will also star in the second installment of KGF and Shamshera, alongside Ranbir Kapoor. On his 61st birthday recently, Dutt shared the first look poster of his character of Adheera from the film KGF: Chapter 2.
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