On National Cancer Awareness Day, she made a post about her fight against the deadly disease and offered respect to those who lost their lives because of the same.
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“On this National Cancer Awareness Day, I want to wish everyone who is going through this arduous journey of cancer treatment, a lot of love and success. ‘I know the journey is tough, but you are tougher than that.’ I want to pay my respects to those who succumbed to it and celebrate it with those who conquered it.” she wrote.
“We need to spread the awareness on the disease and all the stories that are filled with hope need to be told and retold. Let’s be kind to ourselves and to the world. I’d pray for everyone’s health and wellbeing. Thank you,” she added.
The post had pictures of the Dil Se actor in a hospital and posing with her family. Her ovarian cancer was first diagnosed in 2012 and after a battle of three years, she was finally rendered cancer-free in 2015. The diagnosis changed her as a person as she quoted in an interview,
“When I came out at the other end, if there was anything joyful, I would make the most of that moment. I literally started seeing the joy in small things like walking on the grass, the breeze on my face, looking out of my bed at the sky and clouds, sunsets and sunrises — I started noticing small things because tomorrow I didn’t know whether I would be alive to see it,” she said.