Actress Manisha Koirala has recently launched a book on her cancer journey titled ‘Healed’. ‘I will pray to god that he comes out of it as a winner,’ she mentioned while talking about Rakesh Roshan who has been diagnosed with early stage cancer recently.
Actor Hrithik Roshan, shared on his social media accounts that his father Rakesh has been diagnosed with early stage of squamous cell carcinoma, a type of cancer.
Manisha, being a cancer survivor herself, reacted to the news and said, ‘I can say only one thing that there is a way out. One should not give up because there is treatment available to this disease. I am sure he will come out of it as winner and I will pray to god that he comes out of it as a winner,’ reports Hindustan Times.
Celebrated names like Mahesh Bhatt, Anupam Kher, Imtiaz Ali, Amruta Fadnavis, Deepti Naval, Rekha and Dia Mirza were present at the launch.
‘I feel it was a kind of gift for me from life. Whenever we face any difficulties, we get upset about it but I feel difficulties comes in our life to teach us something that we didn’t knew about ourselves. It gives something good in return,’ said Manisha while talking about journey overcoming deadly disease like cancer.
‘When I was diagnosed with Cancer that time, I was traumatized but when I look back, I feel it has given me new perspective to see life in a different light and lot of hope about many things in life. It also made me realize that how important my life and health is to me.’
A string of Bollywood celebrities like Rakesh Roshan, Sonail Bendre, Irrfan Khan and Anurag Basu have fought Cancer in recent times.