Rakesh Roshan Diagnosed With Early Stage Of Throat Cancer And Takes On The Disease In Full Spirit

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New Delhi: Actor Hrithik Roshan has confirmed that father, filmmaker Rakesh Roshan has been diagnosed with early stage throat cancer and is taking on the disease in ‘full spirit’. In a tweet shared on Tuesday evening, Hrithik said that the surgery went well.

Hrithik shared a picture with Rakesh and captioned it, “Asked my dad for a picture this morning. Knew he wouldnt miss gym on surgery day. He is probably the strongest man I know. Got diagnosed with early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the throat a few weeks ago, but he is in full spirits today as he proceeds to battle it. As a family we are fortunate and blessed to have a leader like him. .Love you Dad.”

In a tweet thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his wishes for his father, Hrithik said that the surgery went well. “Thank you Sir for your concern and good wishes. I am very happy to inform that according to the doctors his surgery has gone off well,” he wrote in his tweet on Tuesday evening.

Rakesh is a Bollywood actor-turned-director who has delivered multiple hits including the Krrish franchise. He is reportedly working on Krrish 4. The family’s friends from the industry shared their wishes for Rakesh. Abhishek Bachchan was among the first to react on the post, sharing a fingers crossed emoji.

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