Kirron Kher diagnosed with blood cancer

Wednesday 07th April 2021 09:45 EDT

Actor-politician Kirron Kher has been diagnosed with blood cancer, as announced in a statement by husband and veteran actor Anupam Kher. He took to social media to announce the news and reassured well-wishers that she is “well on her way to recovery.” Bollywood celebrities poured in with their wishes after the update broke out.

Veteran actor Neetu Kapoor dropped a heart emoticon along with a folded hands emoji. Priyanka Chopra wrote “Prayers” followed by a folded hands emoji, and Parineeti Chopra wrote, “Sir we are praying for her.” Riteish Deshmukh took to Twitter and wrote, “I pray for @KirronKherBJP ji's good health and speedy recovery.” Suniel Shetty tweeted, “Thoughts prayers and warmest wishes to the inspiring strong courageous and amazing @KirronKherBJP for a speedy recovery ....get well soon maam.”

In his statement, Kher had written, “Just so that rumours don't get the better of a situation Sikandar and I would like to inform everyone that Kirron has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer. She is currently undergoing treatment and we are sure she will come out of this stronger than before. We are very blessed that she is being looked after by a phenomenal set of doctors.”

He thanked everyone for their support and love. The note stated, “She's always been a fighter and takes things head on. She's all heart and that's why she has so many people that love her. So keep sending your love to her in your prayers and in your heart. She is well on her way to recovery and we thank everyone for their support and love. Anupam and Sikandar.”

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