“How time flies… today when I look back, I see strength, I see weakness but most importantly I see will,” wrote Sonali Bendre
- Sonali Bendre shared a powerful post on Cancer Survivors Day
- “You create the life you choose,” she wrote
- “The journey is what you make of it,” she added
Actress Sonali Bendre “looked back” and opened up about what kept her strong during her battle with cancer. The 46-year-old actress was diagnosed with metastatic cancer in July 2018. In a powerful post on Cancer Survivors Day, which coincides with the first Sunday of June, Sonali Bendre wrote: “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.” After her cancer diagnosis in 2018, SonalI Bendre flew to New York for treatment. She returned to Mumbai in December 2018 after her treatment.
In her post, Sonali shared a then and now collage, comprising a photo of her recent self and one from when she was undergoing chemotherapy. “You create the life you choose. The journey is what you make of it… so remember to take one day at a time and to switch on the sunshine,” Sonali added to her caption.
On World Cancer Day this year, Sonali Bendre wrote: “Your journey is going to be hard but try to fight it with hope and remember to switch on the sunshine and take one day at a time.”
In a post last year, Sonali Bendre shared a “note to self” in an open letter on Instagram: “Change is the only constant in life and how life has changed. It’s been almost two years. These two years have taught me many lessons. Gave me the patience to look for the light at the end of the tunnel,” she wrote.
In terms of work, Sonali Bendre was last seen as a judge on the TV show India’s Best Dramebaaz. She is a bona-fide bookworm and runs a virtual book club. Sonali Bendre is best known for movies such as Hum Saath Saath Hai, Sarfarosh, Diljale, among others.