Quick Login:
 

Rakesh Roshan diagnosed with cancer, Modi wishes him good health

Comments  Comments [ 0 ]    By IANS | 08 January 2019 | 6:12pm

Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Rakesh Roshan, 69, has been diagnosed with early stage of squamous cell carcinoma, a type of cancer. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, apart from film fraternity members, prayed for his good health.

Rakesh's actor son Hrithik shared the news via social media on Tuesday morning, before his father was going in for a surgery.

"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.

"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," Hrithik captioned the picture in which the father-son duo have struck the same pose.

The note drew speedy recovery and good luck wishes from Modi, the film fraternity and fans.

A post on the @narendramodi Twitter handle read: "Dear Hrithik, praying for the good health of Shri Rakesh Roshanji. He is a fighter and I am sure he will face this challenge with utmost courage."

Hrithik's former wife Sussanne Khan wrote: "He is stronger than any superhero. All will go smoothly."

Other popular names who sent in wishes include Abhishek Bachchan, Tiger Shroff, Sanjay Kapoor, Aalim Hakim, Darshan Kumar, Nandish Sandhu, Dabboo Ratnani and Vishal Dadlani.

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.

--IANS

rb/bg

Copyright  IANS

User Rating  Rating(0 Votes)

Views  13

Bookmark and Share

Go to top

User Comments

Join Bollycurry

If You are a member of India-forums, Then You can also log in here.

Quick Login

RELATED CELEBRITIES
Abhishek Bachchan Abhishek Bachchan
  (145)
  (168)
  (61)
  (212)

Vishal Dadlani Vishal Dadlani
  (26)
  (7)
  (44)

Rakesh Roshan Rakesh Roshan
  (5)
  (3)
  (21)

Sanjay Kapoor Sanjay Kapoor
  (6)
  (1)
  (5)
  (25)

Tiger Shroff Tiger Shroff
  (56)
  (64)
  (1)
  (10)

Sunaina Roshan Sunaina Roshan

Dabboo Ratnani Dabboo Ratnani
  (2)
  (30)

Related Videos