Last week, actress Hina Khan revealed that she has been diagnosed with stage three breast cancer. She recently took to her Instagram stories and shared a window into her journey. 

Hina wrote, “This is to all those courageous women and men who are fighting this tough battle… I wish my journey can be courageous and motivating enough for people out there to turn a page in their own stories for good… And remember we may be SCARRED but we MUST not be SCARED.”

Earlier, the `Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai` actor shared that she has started treatment and is “doing well” and “fully committed” to overcoming the disease.

Taking to her Instagram handle, Hina said, “Hello Everyone, To address the recent rumour, I want to share some important news with all the Hinaholics and everyone who loves and cares for me. I have been diagnosed with stage three breast cancer. Despite this challenging diagnosis, I wish to reassure everyone that I am doing well. I am strong, determined, and fully committed to overcoming this disease. My treatment has already begun and I am ready to do everything necessary to emerge from this even stronger,” Hina wrote.

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“I kindly ask for your respect and privacy during this time. I deeply appreciate your love, strength, and blessings. Your personal experiences, anecdotes, and supportive suggestions would mean the world to me as I navigate this journey. I, along with my family and loved ones, remain focused, determined, and positive. With the grace of the almighty, we believe I will overcome this challenge and will be completely healthy. Please send your prayers blessings and love,” she added.

Meanwhile talking about her work front, the actor gained a lot of recognition for her role `Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai`. She is also known for her negative character Komolika in `Kasautii Zindagii Kay`. She was recently seen in Shinda Shinda No Papa and Ritam Shrivastava`s directorial comedy-drama series `Namacool`.

`While talking about her shooting experience in Lucknow for `Namacool, she said earlier, “It was a lovely experience shooting in Lucknow. I absolutely loved my stay in the city. The people there were really warm, and the food was absolutely lip-smacking. I enjoyed trying out all the local delicacies that the cast and crew made me try. Overall, it was a great experience shooting there.”

Set in Lucknow, the series revolves around two friends, Mayank and Piyush, who want fame and popularity as they enter their second year of college.

(With inputs from ANI)