After reading the sad message, her friends in the industry, including actors Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Ritesh Deshmukh, director Karan Johar, fashion designer Manish Malhotra and more shared wishes of a speedy recovery for the actor.
Akshay met her a couple of days back in New York after hearing of her illness, and spoke to media, sending his prayers. “I know that Sonali is a fighter. May God help bring her back in the best of health,” Akshay said.
Godspeed ,love and strength to a true fighter and a solid soul!!!❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/fvUOpD9ubW
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) July 4, 2018
“Godspeed, love and strength to a true fighter and a solid soul!” Johar tweeted.
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 4, 2018
“deeply saddened and shaken” by the news, and was praying for her speedy recovery and good health. He also extended his support to Sonali’s husband Goldie Behl, tweeting that he was “sending all the positivity and best wishes,” Deshmukh wrote.
Sending you strength and love! ♥️
— Ileana D'Cruz (@Ileana_Official) July 4, 2018
Ileana D’Cruz also extended “strength and love.”
Wishing you a speedy recovery ma’am. Sending you all my love and prayers.
— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) July 4, 2018
Rajkummar Rao wrote “wishing you a speedy recovery ma’am. Sending you all my love and prayers.”
You are one of the strongest women I know! I admire &respect how u always stood ur ground in the face of adversity…and won! A WonderWoman who does it all-actor,author,mom,wife! An inspiration 2so many!Cancer will surely lose this fight! Our Love & Prayers are with u always! https://t.co/EPtrOsH0Xa
— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) July 4, 2018
“one of the strongest women” he knew.”Cancer will surely lose this fight! Our love and prayers are with you always,” Vivek tweeted.
Fight that bastard Sonali don’t let it win !!! https://t.co/MW8xFb8JTz
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) July 4, 2018
“Fight that bastard Sonali, don’t let it win,” Arjun Kapoor wrote.
Designer Manish Malhotra commented on her Instagram post, writing “Wishes and strength and love with you Sonali.”
Other members of the industry like Ekta Kapoor, Karan Wahi, Mandira Bedi and Sophie Choudry also extended support to the actor on various social media platforms.
Sonali, in a statement on Twitter, wrote that she is fighting a “high grade” cancer and is currently in the US for treatment.
Sonali made her Bollywood debut in 1994 with Govinda’s Aag and was one of the most loved faces who ruled the 90s and early 2000s Bollywood with her delicate charm.