Bollywood star actor Sanjay Dutt has addressed his battle with cancer for the first time, in a video posted by his friend, celebrity hairstylist Aalim Hakim.
In the video, the 61-year-old veteran actor showed his scar mark, saying: “Good to be back in the salon. Got a haircut. If you see this, this is a recent scar in my life, but I will beat it. I will be out of this cancer soon.”
He sported a beard, which he said he was growing for the Kannada movie “KGF: Chapter 2”. Dutt plays the antagonist role of ‘Adheera’ in the film starring Kannada superstar Yash.
“I need the look for the film as we are starting the shoot in November. I am happy to be back on sets again. There’s dubbing left for ‘Shamshera’ too, so that will be fun. It’s good to be back again,” he said.
The actor also shared that he has started working out in gym again. “I’m getting my muscles back,” said Dutt, who had flown to Dubai with wife Maanayata in September after receiving treatment in Mumbai hospital.
The video comes days after a viral picture of Sanjay Dutt got his fans worried about his health, as he looked weaker in the image.
On August 11, the 61-year-old actor, who was hospitalised a few days before that due to breathing problem which was initially speculated as Covid infection. Although Sanjay Dutt and his family members did not reveal anything officially at that point, few industry insiders and analysts confirmed the news that actor had been diagnosed with lung cancer.