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Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre's cancer posts inspire fans

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre has come back to India after undergoing treatment for an aggressive form of cancer in New York.

Social media users are full of praise for the 43-year-old actress, who has been sincerely reporting her cancer journey for months.


Sonali Bendre's husband Goldie Behl told local media that she was "recovering" yet would require ordinary registration. Some cancer patients have said the star's openness has been "encouraging".

Renuka Prasad, a breast cancer survivor who works at the Indian Cancer Society, told the BBC that seeing superstars open up about "taboo topics" like cancer is a "welcome change".

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"Numerous patients don't generally get the chance to hear stories about the people behind the illness, so when they see individuals like Sonali Bendre celebrating life, it's exceptionally promising and inspiring," she said. "It shows to them that cancer doesn't have to be a death warrant - there is life after it and it can regularly be great." 

A genuine glad closure 

When I previously found out about Sonali Bendre's cancer in July, I quickly thought of her role in the Bollywood superhit Kal Ho Na Ho. 

There, Bendre plays companion, friend and specialist to the legend, played by superstar Shah Rukh Khan who is in  terminally ill.

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The scenes in the film happen in New York city, where Bendre enables Khan to manage a frail heart that at long last surrenders in a finale, disintegrated in tears of all driving and periphery performers. 

Fifteen years after her visitor appearance in the film, as Bendre made the progress from the reel-life specialist to the genuine patient, she was in New York city for as long as couple of months, doing combating "high review malignancy". 

Khan, her co-star in various movies, was among the Bollywood big names who visited her in healing facility. On Monday morning, India woke up to the upbeat news that Bendre had beaten malignant growth. 

She touched base at Mumbai airplane terminal at a young hour toward the beginning of the day, holding spouse Goldie Behl's hands, smiling cheerfully. 

It's a fittingly upbeat closure. 

Ms Prasad, who works with malignant growth patients, additionally included that "big names discussing such infections is imperative since it supports mindfulness". 

In an Instagram post on Sunday, Bendre said "the battle isn't yet finished", however that she was anticipating being back home in Mumbai city. 

Her significant other Mr Behl told journalists that "the sickness can return" despite the fact that the treatment has finished. 

After her determination, Bendre took to Instagram with a post in which she said she "was resolved to battle" the disease and expressed gratitude toward her family and companions. She included that her "high-review malignant growth" had metastised. 

Fans rushed to the remarks area, wishing her the best for a rapid recuperation.

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In another contacting post that reverberated with fans, she likewise opened up about what it resembled to break the news of her disease to her 12-year-old child. 

"As much as we needed to secure him, we realized it was vital to reveal to him the full actualities [...] He took the news so maturely...and in a split second turned into a wellspring of solidarity and energy for me," she composed on Instagram in July. 

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Her posts have collected consideration for catching the different phases of living with the malady - a video montage about her choice to shave her head, a sincere note on having "awful days" and pushing through and some merry photographs with dear loved ones, among others. 

Bendre isn't the primary Indian big name to stand up about malignant growth. Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who was analyzed in 2012, was additionally extremely blunt about his fight with the sickness and even composed a book about it. Performer Irrfan Khan, who declared that he was determined to have a neuroendocrine tumor prior this year in an open letter, was overflowed with messages of help from fans. 

There have been different endeavors by Bollywood big names to carry dismissed themes into the standard. Bollywood performing artist Deepika Padukone has straightforwardly discussed her battle with sadness - and has regularly featured the significance of treating emotional well-being in different media interviews. In 2015, she began an establishment to change the negative account and disgrace around psychological well-being in the nation. 

Many lauded Padukone's endeavors since looking for medicinal help for mental issues is still to a great extent forbidden in India. Psychological instability is frequently compared with frenzy, and the nation has a high suicide rate ascribed to dejection and nervousness.

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