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Sanjay Dutt secures visa to the US for cancer treatment

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

25th Aug, 2020. 09:31 pm
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Bollywood superstar and veteran actor Sanjay Dutt had been diagnosed with stage 4 of lung cancer. The actor was being tested and treated at a hospital in Mumbai but had decided to move to the same hospital in the U.S that his mother, Nargis, was admitted to.

The actor had recently joined his family in celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi as photos and videos of the actor went viral just a few weeks back.

The ‘Munna Bhai’ star had been diagnosed with cancer not long ago and a recent picture of him leaving the Kokilaben Hospital Mumbai with his sister Priya Dutt and wife Maanayat Dutt. The actor later confirmed that he had been visiting the hospital for preliminary treatment.

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The latest reports claim that Dutt had secured a 5-year medical visa for the U.S and may seek treatment at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre where his mother had been admitted between 1980 and 1981 for her treatment of pancreatic cancer.

A source informed the daily that Sanjay had applied for a Visa after learning about his illness. However, his involvement in the 1993 Bombay blasts created a hurdle that he later overcame.

The source also mentioned that “Fortunately, one of his close friends helped the actor secure a five-year visa on medical grounds. He is expected to fly to New York with Maanayata and Priya, where he will pursue treatment at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre. Anju was considering traveling to Singapore if the US plan did not materialize. Thankfully, everything has worked out swiftly, and he is expected to leave at the earliest.”

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