Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre Behl has been diagnosed with high-grade cancer. The actress is currently undergoing treatment for the same in New York. The news came as a shock not just to us, also to Bollywood celebrities. Scores of B-Town celebrities including, Karan Johar, Arjun Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Dia Mirza, Ileana D’Cruz, Manish Malhotra, Aftab Shivdasani, Manisha Koirala, Kajol and Karisma Kapoor among other have sent their love, support and prayers to her on the micro-blogging site Twitter. Also Read - Karan Johar is Back on Social Media, Comments on THIS Actor’s Instagram Post

Now, cancer survivor Lisa Ray has sent her love and best wishes to Sonali Bendre, Lisa, who calls herself a cancer graduate, on Saturday tweeted, “Dear @iamsonalibendre you are in my thoughts. Words often fall short and I’ve learned that okay, but I do want to send love.” For the unversed, back in 2009, Lisa was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the white blood cells known as plasma cells which produce antibodies. A year later, she announced that she was cancer-free, after a stem cell transplant. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput Suicide Case Update: Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta Records His Statement With Mumbai Police

Check out Lisa Ray’s tweet below:

On July 4, Sonali Bendre released an official statement about her condition on her social media handles. The statement read, “Sometimes, when you least expect it, life throws you a curveball. I have recently been diagnosed with a high grade cancer that has metastised, which we frankly did not see coming. A niggling pain led to some tests, which led to this unexpected diagnosis.  My family and close friends have rallied around me, providing the best support system that anyone can ask for.  I am very blessed and thankful for each of them.”

The statement further read, “There is no better way to tackle this, than to take swift and immediate action. And so, as advised by my doctors, I am currently undergoing a course of treatment in New York. We remain optimistic and I am determined to fight every step of the way. What has helped has been the immense outpouring of love and support I’ve received over the past few days, for which I am very grateful. I’m taking this battle head-on, knowing I have the strength of my family and friends behind me.”