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Bollywood’s Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer, reports claim.

The 61-year-old star – who recently announced on Twitter that he is taking a break from work to focus on medical treatment – is said to be “devastated” by the heartbreaking diagnosis.

About Bollywood
Hindi cinema, often known as Bollywood and formerly as Bombay cinema, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai (formerly Bombay). The term is a portmanteau of “Bombay” and “Hollywood”. The industry is related to Cinema of South India and other Indian film industries, making up Indian Cinema—the world’s largest by number of feature films produced.In 2017, Indian cinema produced 1,986 feature films, with Bollywood as its largest filmmaker, producing 64 Hindi films the same year. Bollywood represents 43 percent of Indian net box-office revenue; Tamil and Telugu cinema represent 36 percent, and the remaining regional cinema constituted 21 percent in 2014. Bollywood is one of the largest centres of film production in the world. In 2001 ticket sales, Indian cinema (including Bollywood) reportedly sold an estimated 3.6 billion tickets worldwide, compared to Hollywood’s 2.6 billion tickets sold. Bollywood films tend to use vernacular Hindustani, mutually intelligible by people who self-identify as speaking either Hindi or Urdu, and modern Bollywood movies increasingly incorporate elements of Hinglish.The most popular commercial genre in Bollywood since the 1970s has been the masala film, which freely mixes different genres including action, comedy, romance, drama and melodrama along with musical numbers. Masala films generally fall under the musical film genre, of which Indian cinema has been the largest producer since the 1960s when it exceeded the American film industry’s total musical output after musical films declined in the West; the first Indian musical talkie was Alam Ara (1931), several years after the first Hollywood musical talkie The Jazz Singer (1927). Alongside commercial masala films, a distinctive genre of art films known as parallel cinema has also existed, presenting realistic content and avoidance of musical numbers. In more recent years, the distinction between commercial masala and parallel cinema has been gradually blurring, with an increasing number of mainstream films adopting the conventions which were once strictly associated with parallel cinema.

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt 'diagnosed with lung cancer' after …

About Sanjay
Sanjay, also spelled Sanjai, Sanjey, Sanje and Sunjay, is a male given name of Sanskrit origin meaning “triumphant” and may refer to:

It is thought that the Naam actor is jetting to America to start treatment right away.

An insider told : “Baba is devastated. He has little children. Fortunately, they are in Dubai right now with their mother. But breaking this awful news to them would be an ordeal.”

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt 'diagnosed with lung cancer' after …

Bollywood’s Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer, reports claim
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The friend also added that Bombay native Sanjay is pretty shaken but trying to stay positive, as they added: “It is curable. He needs instant and rigorous treatment for which he leaves immediately.”

The actor recently posted a statement on Twitter where he announced that he would be taking a “short break” from work.

Taking to the social media site, he penned: “I am taking a short break from work for some medical treatment. My family and friends are with me and I urge my well wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate.

“With your love and good wishes, I will be back soon.”

The star is said to be “devastated” by the heartbreaking diagnosis and that the Naam actor is jetting to America to start treatment right away
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According to , Sanjay was taken to Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital on August 8 after complaining of breathlessness and chest discomfort.

He later announced on Twitter that his test for COVID-19 was negative and he was discharged from the hospital on August 10.

Sanjay wrote: “Just wanted to assure everyone that I’m doing well. I’m currently under medical observation and my COVID-19 report is negative.

“With the help and care of the doctors, nurses and staff at Lilavati hospital, I should be home in a day or two. Thank you for your well wishes and blessings.”

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