Actor Sanjay Dutt is not in the best of his health currently as he has been diagnosed with stage three lung cancer. The 61-year-old actor and his wife Maanayata rDutt ecently announced that the actor will be taking a break from work to look after his health. On Saturday, Sanjay Dutt was clicked outside Mumbai’s Kokilaben hospital with sister Priya Dutt. Dressed in a sky blue kurta teamed with white pyjama, the Sadak 2 actor was seen waving at the paparazzi.
Earlier in the day, Sanjay Dutt shared a picture of the Tricolour and wrote, “Jai Hind. Happy Independence Day to all.” His fans wished him good health and speedy recovery.
Jai Hind. Happy Independence Day to all 🇮🇳🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/rQewtLVA1g
— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) August 15, 2020
Sanjay Dutt has not yet officially commented on the nature of his cancer diagnosis. Wife Maanayata Dutt on Wednesday said the Bollywood star is a “fighter” who has always emerged winner amid adverse conditions and urged fans to not fall prey to speculations. “We need all the strength and prayers to overcome this phase. There is a lot that the family has gone through in the past years but I am confident, this too shall pass,” she said.
Sanjay Dutt is currently awaiting the release of Sadak 2 and Bhuj: The Pride of India, which will premiere on Disney+ Hotstar. He will also star in the second instalment of KGF, Shamshera, alongside Ranbir Kapoor, and Torbaaz. In 2019, the actor had featured in three movies — Ashutosh Gowariker’s period drama Panipat, Karan Johar-produced Kalank and political drama Prassthanam.