Sonali Bendre, Tahira Kashyap recount their journey on Cancer Survivors Day: ‘Never be ashamed of a scar’


Posting before and after treatment photos on her social media handles, Sonali wrote that she finds it surreal that the difficult time in her life has passed. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Sonali Bendre had announced in 2018 that she was detected with “high-grade cancer”. Everyone has scars- whether you can see them or not. The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards. (Photo: Sonali Bendre/Instagram, Tahira Kashyap/Instagram)
Actor Sonali Bendre and filmmaker Tahira Kashyap on Sunday reflected on their battle with cancer on Cancer Survivor Day with emotional social media posts. How time flies… today when I look back, I see strength, I see weakness but most importantly I see the will to not let the C word define how my life will be after it…
You create the life you choose…
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— Sonali Bendre Behl (@iamsonalibendre) June 6, 2021
Tahira Kashyap celebrated Cancer Survivors Day with a powerful message on social media. Wear yours with pride. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. The actor-author then underwent an almost five-month-long treatment in New York. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you. (Photo: Tahira Kashyap/Instagram)
The same year, Tahira Kashyap shared she was detected with Stage 0 breast cancer and underwent a mastectomy procedure. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd

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Tahira Kashyap Sharing a sketch of herself, with her bare back facing the camera, Tahira wrote a powerful message, asking people to wear their cancer scars with pride than be ashamed about them. By: Entertainment Desk | Mumbai |

Updated: June 6, 2021 9:23:17 pm

Sonali Bendre and Tahira Kashyap have spoken at length about their battle with cancer. The journey is what you make of it… so remember to take #OneDayAtATime and to #SwitchOnTheSunshine #CancerSurvivorsDay,” read her post. Also read |Sonali Bendre opens up on her fight against cancer, says early detection and awareness is important
Never be ashamed of a scar. “How time flies… today when I look back, I see strength, I see weakness but most importantly I see the will to not let the C word define how my life will be after it… You create the life you choose. #NationalCancerSurvivorsDay,” Tahira wrote.