Not only Irrfan and Rishi kapoor, these Indian celebrities also faced the pain of Cancer.

Piyush Sharma (Chief Correspondent) 

Agra. Bollywood lost their two gem of Indian cinema in last two consecutive days, the similarity in their death is that they both were fighting a battle with Cancer. Not only Irrfan and Rishi faced the pain of Cancer many more Indian celebrities fought a battle against Cancer. (INDIATIMES24 serves its true and painful tributes to both these legends)

  1. Sonali Bendre:The Bollywood actress was diagnosed with ‘metastatic cancer’ a ’high grade cancer ‘in these disease different parts of the body don’t work properly and it grows more rapidly than common 2018. She took a sabbatical of over five months and went to US for treatment. Sonali is not the only one, there have been other artists too, who have not only suffered such a threatening disease but have survived as well. There are few unfortunate cases in which the celebrity lost the battle against cancer.
  2. Manisha Koirala: The actress won a battle against ovarian cancer. The actress has also written a book “Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life”, which opens with a sentence “I don’t want to die”. Famous actor, Manisa koirala was diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was forty two years old. Nonetheless, she didn’t give up and went to New York for her treatment and won the battle.  Later in 2015, doctors gave news about her complete recovery. She recently played the role of Sanjay Dutt’s mother in movie ‘Sanju’

3.Tahira Kashyap: Tahira Kashyap, who is wife of Ayushmann Khurrana, suffered from breast cancer. Tahira is currently working for a short film now.


  1. Yuvraj Singh:India’s legendary batsman Yuvraj Singh was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011. In March 2012, he was discharged from the hospital after completing the third and final cycle of chemotherapy. The cricketer announced his retirement from ICC on June 10, 2019. He has also launched a non-profit organisation – The YouWeCan Cancer Foundation – for cancer treatment fund.


5.Rakesh Roshan: Filmmaker and father of Hrithik Roshan, Rakesh Roshan was diagnosed with early stage of squamous cell carcinoma, a type of throat cancer,.


6.Irrfan khan, Bollywood’s versatile heart-throb, also took on to social media and informed his fans that he is suffering from a ‘’ neuro-endocrine’’ cancer. It is an intestine related malady, and is considered one of the parlous types. Lastly irrfan left the world on 29th April 2020. Last movie of him was Angrrzi Medium.

7.Liza Rai Actor-model, Liza Rai was diagnosed with blood cancer but she fought the cancer quite bravely

8.Rajesh Khanna The first superstar of Hindi cinema, Rajesh Khanna was diagnosed with cancer in 2011. After fighting a year long battle with cancer, he lost the battle of life.


9.Nargis Bollywood’s successful and dearly loved heroine and Sanjay Dutt’s mother, Nargis also lost her life to cancer. She died a week before her son’s first film ‘’Rocky’’


10.Feroz Khan Famous film-maker and actor of Indian film industry; Feroz Khan embraced the lap of death at the age of 69 due to cancer. His last wish was to stay at his Bangalore’s farm house during the last days of his life


11.Vinod Khanna: Bollywood’s legendary actor, Vinod Khanna lost his life last year while fighting the disease. He was suffering from bladder-cancer. Pictures of his last days at hospital went viral on social media in which he looked feeble and weak.

12.Rishi Kapoor– After a long battle with Cancer Rishi kapoor took his last breath on 30th April 2020 in a Hospital of Mumbai












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