Bollywood stars who coped with serious illness

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Saif Ali Khan

In the year 2007, the chote Nawab suffered a minor heart attack and was rushed to the hospital. Apparently, Myocardial Infractions is a hereditary disease in the star’s family. His father, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi has it and his grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan too suffered from it.

Bollywood was terribly disturbed on hearing the news about Hrithik Roshan undergoing a brain surgery. Even Manisha Koirala’s battle with cancer came as a rude shock in tinsel town. We bring to you those stars who were hit by tragic illness and battled it with courage. 

Salman Khan


Bollywood’s bad boy, Salman Khan was diagnosed and is being treated for Trigeminal Neuralgia, a painful condition of the nerve, which gives him electric shock-like pains in his head, cheek and jaw. Due to this illness, Salman isn’t able to work properly and hence, has no releases this year.

Hrithik Roshan

He recently made headlines for being treated for Chronic Subdural Haematoma, a blood clot in the brain. Hrithik underwent a surgery two days back and has been advised bed rest for the next four weeks.

Shahrukh Khan

In June, King Khan underwent his eighth surgery for his shoulder, after being diagnosed with a weak arm.

Manisha Koirala

The beautiful actress battled ovarian cance in the year 2012. After undergoing surgery and treatment, she has been declared disease-free.


The actor suffered clinical depression for a span of 15 years. It was during that period that Dharmendra resorted to alcohol. He has come out of it, reason: his new found love for writing.

Lisa Ray

The beautiful model and actress has been attacked with an incurable form of Multiple Myeloma also known as bone marrow cancer since 2009.


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