Diagnosed with high-grade cancer that has metastasised: Read Sonali Bendre’s full statement

Actress Sonali Bendre on Wednesday revealed that she has been diagnosed with “high grade cancer” and is being treated for it in New York. On her Instagram and Twitter handles, Ms Bendre, 43, shared the details with a long note.

Sonali Bendre said: “Sometimes, when you least expect it, life throws you a curveball. I have recently been diagnosed with a high grade cancer that has metastised, which we frankly did not see coming… My family and close friends have rallied around me, providing the best support system that anyone can ask for.”

See Ms Bendre’s post, shared from New York.

Many celebrities wished her well on Twitter: