There are some actors in the film industry who have been real heroes when it comes to the real and practical life. These actors have undergone through one of the most dangerous and deadly diseases, cancer. They saw a really tough time and were fighting a battle between life and death. Even when the probability of surviving was few in some cases, they still didn’t give up and fought bravely with a will to live more and achieve more. These actors have been a true inspiration for the Indian cinema fans and have shown that they are real-life superstars after fighting with the most deadly disease in their life. Let’s check out the list of a few Bollywood celebrities who survived cancer and came back with a complete recovery.
1. Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. She has been at the top of her career in the 90’s and 2000’s. She has been one of the most successful female actresses of her time and has done many superhit films. Talking about her health issues, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. After the reports were confirmed that she has cancer, she went for her treatment to New York where she underwent a surgery and also chemotherapy which took her couple of years. After the treatment, she again made her comeback to the film industry.
2. Lisa Ray
Lisa Ray has been a very successful actress in the 90’s and has done some really amazing movies which were truly appreciated by the Bollywood fans. Lisa Ray has done films like ‘Hanste Khelte’, ‘Kasoor’ and a few others. She has been a very good looking actress of her time and was really adorable. Talking about the health issues of this actress, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma which is a cancer of plasma cells in the year 2009. Later, she recovered from cancer after fighting from it bravely.
3. Anurag Basu
Anurag Basu has been a very famous director and writer in the Bollywood film industry. He has made some really amazing movies like Barfi, Kites and many more and his work is very much loved by the Bollywood fans. Talking about the health issues of this famous director, he was diagnosed with blood cancer at a very serious stage. Anurag Basu is truly inspiring as he still didn’t give up and with the desire to live more, he fought his deadly disease and successfully recovered from it.
4. Namrata Singh Gujral
Namrata Singh Gujral is an Indian-American actress and director who mainly appeared in American films. Talking about her work in the Bollywood film industry, Namrata Singh Gujral she appeared in a thriller film named Kaante which was released in the year 2002. Later, Namrata Singh Gujral was diagnosed with breast cancer from which she decided to fight and win over. She did not give up and so she underwent the treatment process after which we came back completely healthy and fit. Today she is a proud survivor of cancer.
5. Gautami Tadimalla
Gautami Tadimalla is an Indian actress who appeared mainly in South Indian movies and few Bollywood movies. She has been an amazing and talented actress in the film industry and has appeared in films like ‘Aadmi’, ‘Trimurti’ and others. Talking about the health issues of this actress, Gautami Tadimalla was diagnosed with breast cancer. However, she did not give up and underwent the treatment procedure with a high willpower. Today she is a proud survivor of this deadly breast cancer.
Mumtaz has been one of the most successful actresses in the Bollywood film industry. She was extremely beautiful and had a huge fan following. Mumtaz has done some really amazing films and her acting was truly appreciated by the Bollywood fans. Talking about her health issues, Mumtaz was diagnosed with breast cancer in the year 2000. This legendary actress decided to fight this deadly disease and so she underwent the treatment procedure with the will to recover. She finally recovered from her breast cancer when she was 54 years old. She has definitely been an inspiration for all her fans.
7. Mamtha Mohandas
Mamtha Mohandas is an Indian actress and also a playback singer who is majorly known for her work in South Indian films. She has been a great actress and her acting is truly loved by the cinema fans. She has also received several awards for her work in the Indian film industry and has established herself very well. This talented actress was also a prey of the deadly disease, cancer. Mamtha Mohandas was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma which is cancer that impacts lymph nodes. Later, she recovered from this deadly disease in the year 2015 after bravely dealing with it.
8. Barbara Mori
Barbara Mori is a Mexican model and actress who has also appeared in Bollywood. She has worked in the film Kites which was directed by Rakesh Roshan and featured Hrithik Roshan in the lead role. The film got released in the year 2010 and she did a great job in the movie. Talking more about Mori’s life, she was diagnosed with cancer in her early stage. Barbara Mori did not give up and she fought with her deadly disease with bravery and a high willpower and soon she came back after a complete recovery.