Mahima Chaudhry is one of the most iconic faces of 90s Bollywood and we love to scroll through her Instagram posts. Recently, the actress left her fans in shock as she took to the ‘Gram and shared that she has been breast cancer diagnosis. Mahima revealed that she found out about her breast cancer during her yearly sonography.
Veteran actor Anupam Kher shared Mahima’s message for her fan on his Instagram handle and penned a heartwarming note for her. The Hotel Mumbai star penned, “Story of @mahimachaudhry1 ‘s courage and Cancer: I called #MahimaChaudhry a month back from US to play a very important role in my 525th film #TheSignature. Our conversation turned to her discovering that she has #BreastCancer. What followed is in this candid conversation between us. Her attitude will give hope to so many women all over the world. She wanted me to be part of her disclosing about it. She calls me an eternal optimist but dearest Mahima! “You are my HERO!” Friends! Send her your love, warmth, wishes, prayers and blessings. She is BACK on sets where she belongs. She is ready to fly. All those producers/directors out there! Here is your opportunity to tap on her brilliance! Jai ho to her!!”
First of all, kudos to Mahima for being so honest and open about her cancer journey. It takes courage to be vulnerable on a public platform and we are in awe of her bravery!
In India, one woman is diagnosed with breast cancer almost every three minutes, and one woman dies of the disease every six minutes, according to the National Institute Of Cancer Prevention And Research. Early detection can help countless women to seek help early and win against the disease. If you or anyone you know are looking for information about breast cancer can reach out to UBF HELP 08046983383. This helpline provides information about various aspects of breast cancer and benign breast diseases.
Here’s wishing you a speedy recovery, Mahima!