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PM Modi wishes Rakesh Roshan speedy recovery

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Hours after took to to reveal that his father has been diagnosed with early-stage and will undergo surgery for the health issue on Tuesday, wished Rakesh a speedy recovery.

PM took to his handle to share wishes for the veteran director's good health and also called him a "fighter" who will face the challenge with "utmost courage".

"Dear Hrithik, praying for the good health of Shri Rakesh Ji. He is a fighter and I am sure he will face this challenge with utmost courage," PM tweeted.

Replying to Modi, thanked him for his prayers and wished and also shared that his father's surgery went well. "Thank you Sir for your concern and good wishes. I am very happy to inform that according to the doctors his surgery has gone off well," he tweeted.

Earlier in the day, shared an adorable picture with his father where he can be seen standing next to him in a gym alongside a caption revealing that the senior Roshan will undergo surgery.

"Asked my dad for a picture this morning. Knew he wouldn't miss gym on surgery day. He is probably the strongest man I know. Got diagnosed with early stage of the throat a few weeks ago, but he is in full spirits today as he proceeds to battle it. As a family we are fortunate and blessed to have a leader like him," Hrithik captioned the picture.

Among the several wishes on Hrithik's post, one was from his ex-wife Sussanne Khan, praying for the veteran director's speedy recovery. Commenting on the post, she wrote, "He is stronger than any superhero all will go smoothly."

Many other celebrities including Abhishek Bachchan, Tiger Shroff, Sanjay Kapoor, Darshan Kumar, Nandish Sandhu, and Vishal Dadlani, also commented on Junior Roshan's post sending prayers for the veteran director's recovery.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 19:30 IST