Rakesh Roshan suffers from throat cancer, to undergo surgery

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The Hush Post |10:41 am |two-minute-read

Hrithik Roshan’s father producer-director Rakesh Roshan is fighting early stages squamous cell carcinoma of the throat. He is set to undergo surgery. Though, the senior Roshan is in high spirits and continues to follow his daily fitness routine.

Hrithik shared a picture with him and captioned it, “Asked my dad for a picture this morning. Knew he wouldn’t miss gym on surgery day. He is probably the strongest man I know. Got diagnosed with early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the throat a few weeks ago, but he is in full spirits today as he proceeds to battle it. As a family we are fortunate and blessed to have a leader like him. .Love you Dad.”

Rakesh is a Bollywood actor-turned-director who has delivered several hits movies. At present, he is working on Krrish 4.

Actor’s fans flooded the post with ‘get well soon’ messages. Pointing out how the father-son duo are fitness freaks, people sent their best wishes to Rakesh Roshan. A fan commented on the picture, “A very strong personality! Get well soon sir”. Another fan wrote, “Keep up the spirits rr sir…we all wish u gud luck,come out of this situation like a victor….our prayers r always wid u nd ur family…. hope for d best nd don’t ever give up.”

Squamous cell carcinoma of throat?

It is as a primary type of throat cancer. It goes on to say that this type of throat cancer affects the flat cells lining the throat. However, Hrithik or his family are yet to give more details of Rakesh’s health.

Hrithik is currently working on his next film Super-30 based on the life of Bihar-based mathematician Anand Kumar. However, Anand was recently accused of fraud by few students after which the makers decided to not call the film a biopic but a drama.

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