Sonali Bendre who was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 took to Instagram and a rather emotional note on social media. For the uninitiated, the actress was diagnosed with cancer and was living in the U.S.A for a very long time before she returned to India in December.
Posting a picture with Ganesh idol, she wrote that the festival is her favorite and that she really missed being a part of it last year. She went on to add that she was a part of the evening aarti through facetime. "I'm so glad to be back this year, healthier and stronger, celebrating with my family. I truly believe if there’s faith, it reflects more on the inside...in the dialogue between you and your God... so don't lose that essence", she wrote
Sonali Bendre has had quite a rough 2018, as she was diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer during that time. But, the actress remained strong and fought her battles, regardless of all odds. She returned to India after several months of treatment in New York in December. Her positivity and undying spirit in such a trying situation have influenced many on the internet. She posts happy pictures of herself with long inspirational messages to keep her fans updated about her health with regular posts. She has been visited by many of her Bollywood colleagues including Priyanka Chopra and Anupam Kher among others.
A few months back, shot a brand campaign, directed by filmmaker Shoojit Sircar. Although details of the ad are currently under wraps, Bendre who was overwhelmed to have returned to face the cameras penned a long note on social media describing the feeling as 'surreal'.
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