Sonali Bendre clauses not to define her life with ‘C word’

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Published by Nibedita Goswami on 07 Jun 2021

Sonali Bendre, on Cancer Survivors Day, makes an Instagram post with her after and before photos pledging not to let cancer define her life.
Sonali Bendre is in the entertainment industry for a long time. In 2018, she was tested positive. Every cancer patients get survival consideration in their life at least once. Sonali Bendre in her post solidifies her will to not to let cancer define her life.

Collaging her two after and before photos, she writes,  “How time flies… today when I look back, I see strength, I see weakness but most importantly I see the will to not let the C word define how my life will be after it…” and continues “You create the life you choose. The journey is what you make of it… so remember to take #OneDayAtATime and to #SwitchOnTheSunshine #CancerSurvivorsDay.” People like Neelam Kothari Soni, Zoya Akhtar, Bhavana Pandey, Diana Penty, Manish Malhotra, Maheep Kapoor, Navya Naveli Nanda, Abhishek Bachchan, and Sikandar Kher contributed to the comment section.
She keeps posting empowering texts.

While she was interviewing with Rajeev Masand, she talked about being tested for cancer in the stage ivy when she had 30% chances of surviving. Her husband Goldie Behl took her to New York for treatment. She dashes, “I land in New York and next day, we go to the doctor. He looks at everything and we had sent all our tests and he says, you know, it is fourth stage and you have 30% chance of survival. That really hit me; I just turned to Goldie and I remember saying: ‘Thank God, you got me here’. Goldie always says that ‘tomorrow I’d rather feel I over-reacted, over-spent than under-reacted and have that regret that I should have done that’. There was no time for it and we were not told that it was fourth stage but Goldie had started reading about it and he was suspecting it.”

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