Former Miss India and veteran actor, Nafisa Ali who revealed last November 2018 that she is suffering from peritoneal and ovarian cancer will be undergoing surgery Friday. The news has hit the B-town hard, given the fact that other Bollywood celebrities such as Irrfan Khan, Sonali Bendre, Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira Kashyap, were diagnosed for the same. Braving the illness, the Life In A Metro actor, who is reported to have been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer took to Instagram to share pictures of her just before her surgery.
Sharing a photo of herself with her husband, children, and her mother, Nafisa Ali wrote: "Off for my operation with my family gang." Another picture shared by the veteran actress features herself with her childhood friend and surgeon Darius Ankelsaria. "My amazing doctor-surgeon and childhood friend Darius Ankelsaria will be present for my surgery," she wrote.
Nafisa is known for her works in films like Junoon, Major Saab, Life in a Metro and Yamla Pagla Deewana. The veteran actor was last seen in 2018 Indian romantic-thriller drama 'Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3'.
Married to Arjuna Award winner Colonel RS Sodhi, the mother and actor hasÂ three children, two daughters Armana and Pia and son Ajit.Â