Sonali Bendre, is currently undergoing metastatic cancer treatment in New York and since the time she announced the news of her illness, she has been receiving a lot of love from the whole Bollywood industry. Veteran actor Anupam Kher finally got the opportunity to spend some quality time with Sonali and called her his hero.

Earlier today, Anupam took to his Twitter to share a picture of Sonali in her short hair and wrote, “I have done few films with Sonali Bendre. We’ve met socially many times in Mumbai. She always has been bright and a very warm person. But it is only in the last 15 days that I got the opportunity to spend some quality time with her in New York. And I can easily say, ‘She is my hero'”.

Anupam and Sonali have worked together in several films like Dhai Akshar Prem Ke, Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai and Dil Hi Dil Mein. Anupam is currently shooting for a new medical drama show titled New Amsterdam here. He will soon be seen in The Accidental Prime Minister where he will be playing the role of former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh. Produced by Hansal Mehta, the film also stars German actor Suzanne Bernert who will be playing the role of former Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Ahana Kumra will be seen playing Priyanka and Arjun Mathur will be seen playing Rahul.

Earlier, Sonali’s husband Goldie Behl revealed that the lady is stable and also thanked fans for their support. The actress, who was seen as a judge in a kids reality show India’s Best Dramebaaz, announced the shocking news of her illness on social media. Her friends from the industry called her fighter and also wished for her speedy recovery.