Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer. While wishes are pouring in from friends, industry colleagues and fans, Dutt's wife Maanayata has issued a statement, which Taran Adarsh took to social media to share.
"I thank everyone who has expressed their well wishes for Sanju's speedy recovery. We need all the strength and prayers to overcome this phase.There is a lot that the family has gone through in the past years but I am confident, this too shall pass. However, it is my heartfelt request to all Sanju's fans to not fall prey to speculations and unwarranted rumours, but to just help us with their ongoing love, warmth and support. Sanju has always been a fighter, and so has our family. God has yet again chosen to test us to overcome the challenges ahead. All we seek is your prayers and blessing, and we know we will emerge as winners on the other side, as we always have. Let us use this opportunity to spread light and positivity", the statement reads.
On Tuesday, Sanjay Dutt took to Twitter to share the news that he is taking a short break from work. Reports say that the actor will fly down to the US for treatment.
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