Saturday December 7, 2019

Tahira Kashyap, Sonali Bendre Talk on Learning New Terms During Cancer Battle

According to Tahira, it's been a "life changing experience. Anyone who goes through such an ordeal is a warrior

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Talking about Tahira, she was diagnosed with breast Cancer and underwent a mastectomy. During the chemotherapy, she also lost her hair and went bald. IANS

Actress Sonali Bendre and filmmaker Tahira Kashyap, who were diagnosed with Cancer last year, recently spoke about the new things they learnt while battling the disease.

During an interactive session “We The Women Conclave”, Sonali, who was accompanied by Tahira, talked about “canxiety”.

Elaborating the meaning of the word, she said: “Diagnosis of cancer was fine, but the idea of surgery and a scar was worrying. Somebody had written to me a term called canxiety. It was an amazing term, because when the time for that scan comes the anxiety that starts building up is canxiety.”

Sonali added: “For me I didn’t feel negative at that point in time. It wasn’t very life altering. But it has altered a lot of people around me in dynamic ways. I have to confess, I didn’t think of any god when I got to know about cancer. I turned to myself, that made me believe god is within you.”

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During an interactive session “We The Women Conclave”, Sonali, who also Battled Cancer accompanied Tahira and talked about “canxiety”. Wikimedia Commons

Talking about Tahira, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a mastectomy. During the chemotherapy, she also lost her hair and went bald. As now her hair is coming back in the form of curls, she has no problem in flaunting her “chemocurls”.

“When the hair come back, they are curly. Its funny but I am liking it. I always had wavy hair,” Tahira said.

According to Tahira, it’s been a “life changing experience. Anyone who goes through such an ordeal is a warrior”. (IANS)

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Being a Part of UNICEF as Goodwill Ambassador is a Lifetime Privilege, Says Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Priyanka even took to Instagram to share what the award means to her

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On the film front, Priyanka was recently seen in the Hindi film "The Sky is Pink". She is currently shooting for Netflix's "The White Tiger" along with RajKummar Rao. IANS

Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas was honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic work as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights.

She was felicitated with the award at the 15th annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball on Wednesday here.

Priyanka even took to Instagram to share what the award means to her.

“I am in awe of the tireless efforts and unwavering commitment of the people who work for #UNICEF. Thank you for allowing me to be part of this journey. To serve as your Goodwill Ambassador is the privilege of my life.

“Special thank you to Geetanjali Master, UNICEF India, Marissa Buckanoff, my UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Chief, Henrietta H. Fore, UNICEF Executive Director, Caryl Stern, UNICEF USA President and CEI, and Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director | #UNICEFSnowflake Thank you to my team for your constant support,” she wrote.

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Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas was honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic work as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights. Wikimedia Commons

Congratulating his wife, Nick Jonas said that he is proud of her.

“I am proud of who you are and the good you’ve brought into the world as a goodwill ambassador with @unicef @unicefindia for over 15 years now. You inspire me every single day by just being you. Congratulations my love,” Nick wrote.

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On the film front, Priyanka was recently seen in the Hindi film “The Sky is Pink”. She is currently shooting for Netflix’s “The White Tiger” along with RajKummar Rao. (IANS)