The ‘Forensic’ actor is a cancer survivor and has battled Hodgkin’s Lymphoma since 2009. In 2013, the actor had a relapse of the cancer and underwent treatment in Los Angeles.
In a 2014 interview, she told Times of India, “Well, I can’t say I have been as strong as I was when I first got the disease. I was a person who never worried about anything, whatever the issue. But for the first time in life, I was scared. It is easy to say, be positive. But this time, I felt it is ok to be scared, to be human.”
“People were talking to me about work, music, but nothing could bring me out of my shell. It was a home-hospital routine for months together, and there were times I would just get up, eat, and go back to sleep. I would talk to no one but my mother all day. It did take a toll on my mind,” she added.