Veteran Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer following his recent hospitalization after complaining of chest related issues. He was seen returning to his residence after being discharged from Lilavati hospital after spending time in the Intensive Care Unit of the Mumbai hospital on August 8. On Tuesday, the actor issued a statement on social media saying he was “taking a short break for some medical treatment”.
Not too soon after Dutt’s announcement, film trade journalist Komal Nahta took to the social media platform, Twitter, breaking the shocking news. As per the report, the actor will be flying to the United States for treatment.
Sanjay Dutt has been married three times and his first wife Richa Dutt died in 1996 after being diagnosed with a brain tumour in 1987. In 2018 the biopic, “Sanju” was released essaying Dutt’s tumultuous life before his big Bollywood debut in 1981 with “Rocky” and his release from jail in 2016.s Sanjay Dutt also struggled with a drug addiction which included the use of heroin and cocaine after the death of his mother, the iconic Nargis Dutt who passed away as a result of cancer.
On the work front, Dutt’s much-anticipated film “Sadak 2” (“Road 2”) is set to start streaming on Disney+ Hotstar later this month.
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