The Hush Post| 7:00pm| 1-min-read
Veteran actress and former Miss India of yesteryears Nafisa Ali has revealed she has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. She is suffering from peritoneal and ovarian cancer.
“My children are my reason to get better,” she wrote in a post. She shared a photo with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and revealed her recently-concluded diagnosis of ‘stage 3’ cancer.
“Just met my precious friend who wished me luck and to get well from my just diagnosed stage 3 cancer,” she wrote on Instagram.
She also posted some lovely photos of her family – daughters Pia and Armana, son Ajit and husband retired Colonel R S Sodhi.
Nafisa Ali, who is a former beauty queen and a swimming champion, also essayed mature roles in films like Junoon, Major Saab, Bewafaa , Life In A… Metro and Yamla Pagla Deewana. She has shared screen space with the likes of Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra . Nafisa was last seen in a recent Sanjay Dutt-starrer film Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3.
Nafisa also tried her luck in politics. In 2009, Nafisa Ali contested the Lok Sabha election on a Samajwadi Party ticket. Later, she joined the Congress.
There have been many cases of cancer which have been making headlines of late. It started from Irfan Khan, actress Sonali Bendre and Ayushman Khurana’s wife Tahira.