A day after his fans heaved a sigh of relief as he got discharged from the hospital, heartwrenching news over Bollywood ‘Kalnayak’ Sanjay Dutt on Tuesday shook Bollywood. Reportedly, the 61-year-old actor was diagnosed with lung cancer of Stage 3.
Noted film journalist and editor-in-chief of Film Information, Komal Nahta, shared the news on his Twitter. “Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with lung cancer. Let’s pray for his speedy recovery,” he tweeted.
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📽️🔗👉 https://t.co/tX5UKbcKbi #SanjayDutt pic.twitter.com/b7HkECcV7t
— Komal Nahta (@KomalNahta) August 11, 2020
In a note posted to all his fans and well-wishers, Sanjay stated that he is taking a short break from his work which is speculated to be for the treatment in The US. He then urged everyone not to worry or unnecessarily speculate as he would be back very soon hail and healthy.
— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) August 11, 2020
It can be noted that the ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’ actor was rushed to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital on August 8 after he complained of breathlessness. Though everyone speculated it to be corona, his tests turned negative while the actor was kept in observation for the next two days.
Hours after being rushed to the hospital, Sanjay Dutt’s sister Priya Dutt stated that her brother was getting a full check-up done at the hospital. Meanwhile, Sanjay Dutt’s wife Maanayata and the couple’s twins Iqra and Shahraan were reportedly in Dubai.