Veteran actress Nafisa Ali, who made her Bollywood debut with Shyam Benegal‘s 1978 film ‘Junoon’, has been diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer. Nafisa shared the news in an Instagram post where she can be seen with Sonia Gandhi.

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Sharing a photo on the social networking site, Nafisa wrote, “Just met my precious friend who wished me luck & to get well from my just diagnosed stage 3 cancer . 😍🤗”

 

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Just met my precious friend who wished me luck & to get well from my just diagnosed stage 3 cancer . 😍🤗

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Other than ‘Junoon’, Nafisa has also starred in movies like ‘Major Saab’ and ‘Life In A… Metro’. She was also appointed as the chairperson of Children’s Film Society of India in 2005.

 

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The Golden Laburnam flowers still in bloom at our park .

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In an interview with Hindustan Times, she spoke about her personality and said, “I’m basically a quiet and a peaceful person. But if I see anything wrong happening around me, I try to address it.

Before Nafisa, Bollywood celebrities like Sonali Bendre and Irrfan Khan too have been diagnosed with cancer this year. We wish Nafisa a speedy recovery.

Also read: Nafisa Ali joins the cast of Sanjay Dutt’s ‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3’

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