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Sanjay Dutt defeats lung cancer, thanks family, friends, fans for support

The actor was diagnosed with stage three lung cancer in August this year. 

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Actor Sanjay Dutt, who was diagnosed with stage three lung cancer in August this year, revealed on Wednesday that he has defeated the illness. 

In a note on Twitter, Dutt said, “The last few weeks were very difficult times for my family and me. But like they say, God gives the hardest battles to his strongest soldiers. And today, on the occasion of my kids’ [twins Shahraan and Iqra] birthday, I am happy to come out victorious from this battle and be able to give them the best I can – the health and well-being of our family [sic].” 

The actor has thanked all those who stood by him. “I am eternally grateful to my family, friends and all the fans who have stood by me and been my source of strength through this trying time. Thank you for the love, kindness and the countless blessings that you have sent my way,” the note read. 

Dutt specifically thanked Dr Sewanti and her team of doctors, nurses and medical staff from Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani Hospital for taking care of him

Dutt had resumed shooting Yash Raj Films’ Shamshera in September this year. He will also be seen in KGF Chapter 2 where he will be playing the villainous Adheera.