After conquering many hearts as a Bollywood actress in the 90s, Sonali Bendre’s life got worse when she was diagnosed with fourth stage cancer in 2018. Sending shock waves in the industry as well as among fans. In the latest web episode of 104.8 Ishq’s What Women Want 2, an emotional Sonali Bendre Kareena Kapoor Khan opened her long fight against cancer and how he made her fearless. In the webisode, the inspiring Sonali talks to the leading actress and now as the presenter about her first public appearance after the cancer was announced, her journey of certainty and the wishes of her loved ones.
When the actress got out in public for the first time after her treatment, she said: “It was a very difficult time for me because I had no hair. Updating this news on social media was the first time I published this. I did not expect to get such a great response to the announcement. When I talked about it, I realized how much love I have received. “
Sonali then talks about how she realized that she can only overcome her fears if she has accepted the situation as it is. “I wasn’t in the country when I got off. When it was time to get to India, I really had my wig and everything planned. I decided to put it on. At the end of this flight I was so exhausted and it was so uncomfortable to sit in a wheelchair. I didn’t want to be in a wheelchair. Then I said “chuck it”. I decided not to wear the wig. I realized that that’s the way it is now, just let me go. I didn’t a lot of press expected outside. I knew that I would be out there in a while, completely bald. I was fine and I went out. “
When Sonali talks about this moment, there are tears in her eyes. She adds: “It was difficult. Very, very difficult. Because these are the people you have seen through your work and your work has always been about looks. “Still, the actress talks about how the media managed to win her heart. “But I have to say that the media representatives present there were so calm and gentle to me. I had never seen this side of the paparazzi before. It was nice to see and surprised me. It only showed that people accept you if you accept yourself. “
To see more of this episode, in which the two actresses talk about self-confidence and inner strength, watch the latest web episode and stay on the second season of What Women Want with Kareena Kapoor Khan every Thursday on Ishq’s YouTube Channel and from Monday to Friday on air at 8 p.m. and 10 a.m.