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Bollywood celebs who fought major illnesses and emerged victorious
The Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth was admitted to ICU five years ago in 2011 when he was 61. He suffered from exhaustion and had to be flown to Singapore for the treatment.
Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan was rushed to Lilavati hospital after he complained of chest pains in 2007.Doctors confirmed it was a minor heart attack. But the Nawab Khan won the situation and emerged victorious.
Salman Khan admitted in 2011 that he has Trigeminal Neuralgia, a condition in which there is severe pain in the face and jaw. He has had many issues because of this pain but he continues to work and give his 100% for each movie.
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan is surely The King Khan of Bollywood but not many knows he is also the King of Surgeries. He has had 8 Surgeries in 25 years.
After his famous accident, while shooting an action scene for ‘Coolie’ in July, 1982, Amitabh Bachchan lost a lot of blood. In 1984, he was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis which made him physically and mentally weak. However, he overcame the odds.
Shocked after seeing this name here? Well not many know ‘Barfi’ director once battled cancer and that too when his survival rate was 50%! But like his movies, he called the shot on life as well and fought the disease like a hero.
This Superhero actor actually acted like one in real life after being treated for a brain clot on July 7th. A month later at the launch of ‘Krrish 3’ he said “I am absolutely Fantastic. Even with a hole in my brain, my spirits are intact” .
The actress and model was diagnosed with multiple Myeloma on 23rd June 2009.After successfully battling Myeloma, it was in October 2015 when Lisa Ray openly confessed that she is still living with cancer. She said “ I was diagnosed with blood cancer which is considered incurable and I am still living with this condition”
Legendary actress Mumtaz was diagnosed at the age of 54. Instead of giving up, she chose to fight. She was even quoted saying “I don’t give up easily. Even death will have to fight me." She followed a tight regime to get back in shape even at that age.
‘Dil Se’ actress Manisha Koirala was diagnosed with ovarian cancer on 29th November 2012 and she underwent the surgery on 10th December. The surgery was successful. After a tough fight, she emerged victoriously. She has been cancer free for almost 3 years now.