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On August 11, Sanjay Dutt is undergoing treatment in Mumbai after the lung cancer was revealed. Meanwhile, he has not taken a break from work. Sanjay has started shooting for Ranbir Kapoor starrer Shamshera on 7 September.
Like Sanjay, in the past there have been many such stars who continued to work in films while battling a serious illness or were active in films even after getting treatment. Let's look at some such celebs in this package…
Irfan played the role of a confectioner in the English medium.
On 29 April 2020, Irrfan, who had retired from the world, also shot for his last film English Medium when he was battling neuroendocrine tumors. In 2019, Irrfan shot and completed the film but due to poor health, he did not promote the film. The film was released on 13 March 2020.
Rishi Kapoor on the set of Sharmaji Namkeen.
Rishi Kapoor had cancer in 2018. He went to America for treatment. He returned to India in September last year after staying there for 11 months. After returning, he expressed his desire to resume acting in an interview.
He also shot some scenes of his comeback film Sharmaji Namkeen in February. The shooting took place in Delhi. Apart from this, he was also going to start work on the remake of Hollywood film The Intern with Deepika Padukone but that could not happen. He died on 30 April due to blood cancer.
Big B fought for life in the hospital for 61 days
Amitabh was seriously injured on the set of the 1983 film Coolie. He was reborn after this accident. On July 24, 1982, Big B was seriously injured while shooting a fight scene in Bangalore.
The first operation took place at the hospital in Bangalore. Then there was surgery in Breach Candy, Mumbai. This accident almost brought Big B to death. He had fought to the death for 63 days and was finally discharged from the Breach Candy Hospital on 24 September 1982.
Hrithik's brain surgery photo was shared by mother Pinky Roshan on social media.
Hrithik suffered a head injury while shooting Bang-Bang in 2013. He tried to shoot with pen-killers but this started hurting him, after which he had to remove a clot in the head from a brain surgery. After this, Hrithik returned to the shoot with a few weeks of bedrest.
Manisha's entire hair was gone due to chemotherapy.
Manisha Koirala went to the US for treatment in 2012 after battling ovarian cancer. She got cancer free in 2015 after undergoing a long treatment there. In 2018, he cameback from the film Sanju. In this film, he played the role of Nargis Dutt.
Lisa became cancer free in 2010.
Lisa suffered from cancer free in 2010 after battling multiple myeloma (cancer of white blood cells) in 2009. Lisa did not take a break even in this difficult period. She appeared in the stage play Taj in 2011. Lisa appeared in Veerappan in 2016. In 2019, he was also seen in the Four More Shots Please web series.