Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor visit Sanjay Dutt at his Bandra residence
The two were pictured driving to the actor’s house
This week, news broke that Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer. The actor is said to have stage 3 cancer however, reports today suggest the actor may have stage 4 cancer after sources from his hospital spoke to the media.
Dutt was taken to the Lilavati Hospital on Saturday due to severe breathlessness and fluctuating oxygen saturation levels. He was tested for the coronavirus during his visit and tested negative, before being released. That evening he took to Twitter to say “Just wanted to assure everyone that I’m doing well. I’m currently under medical observation & my COVID-19 report is negative. With the help & care of the doctors, nurses & staff at Lilavati hospital, I should be home in a day or two. Thank you for your well wishes & blessings”.
Soon after this post, Dutt’s cancer diagnosis became public knowledge and the star put out a statement saying, “I am taking a short break from work for some medical treatment”.
Many Bollywood stars and celebrities have posted on social media to show their support to the 61 year old actor.
Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were photographed driving to Dutt’s Bandra residence in the same car. Kapoor played the role of Sunjay Dutt in the 2018 film biopic Sanju, and Alia Bhatt is due to star in Sadak 2 alongside Dutt.
News of Dutt’s health has shaken the Bollywood film industry as he is one of the most highly regarded and well known actors in India.