BJP Member of Parliament from Chandigarh and renowned actress Kirron Kher is suffering from multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, and is currently undergoing treatment in Mumbai. Chandigarh BJP president and Kirron's colleague, Arun Sood revealed the same at a press conference on Wednesday. Sood further added that the 68-year-old Bollywood actor-turned-politician is recovering after her treatment for the disease started last year.
Anupam Kher, Kirron Kher's husband also took to Twitter to confirm the news. He wrote, "Just so that the rumours don't get the better of a situation Sikander and I would like to inform everyone that Kirron has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer. She is currently undergoing treatment and we are sure she will come out of this stronger than before. We are very blessed that she is being looked after by a phenomenal set of doctors. She's always been a fighter and takes things head on. She's all heart and that's why she has so many people that love her. So, keep sending your love to her in your prayers and in your heart. She is well on her way to recovery and we thank everyone for their support and love. Anupam and Sikander (sic),"