Bollywood veteran Rakesh Roshan diagnosed with early stage cancer

Roshan family already has a cancer survivor, Sunaina, Hrithik's sister, who fought cervical cancer and survived


Entertainment Desk January 08, 2019
PHOTO: HRITHIK ROSHAN/INSTAGRAM

Actor-filmmaker Rakesh Roshan has been diagnosed with early stage of squamous cell carcinoma, a type of cancer, his actor son Hrithik Roshan said on Tuesday, reported India Today.

The senior Roshan will undergo surgery on Tuesday. Hrithik shared an picture on social media in which he is seen standing alongside with his father in a gym.

"Asked my dad for a picture this morning. Knew he wouldn't miss gym on surgery day. He is probably the strongest man I know," the Krrish actor wrote in an Intsagram post.

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"Got diagnosed with early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the throat a few weeks ago, but he is in full spirits today as he proceeds to battle it. As a family we are fortunate and blessed to have a leader like him," the actor captioned the picture in which the father-son duo have struck the same pose.

The family has a cancer survivor in Sunaina Roshan, Hrithik's sister. She fought cervical cancer and survived it.

Apart from his acting career, Rakesh Roshan is known for directing films like Kishen Kanhaiya, Karan Arjun, Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai, Koi... Mil Gaya" and the superhero Krrish film series.

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Bunny Rabbit | 3 years ago | Reply Why is cancer becoming this common . Must be the rich life style these people lead - sonali Bhendre / irfan Khan / rishi Kapoor and now him .. whats common among them all. Is it smoking ? alcohol ?
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