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PM Modi wishes Rakesh Roshan good health after cancer diagnosis

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Tuesday said filmmaker Roshan, diagnosed with early stage throat cancer, will face the "challenge" with "utmost courage".

made the revelation on Tuesday that his father Roshan has been diagnosed with "early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the throat" and that the veteran filmmaker-is set to undergo surgery.

Calling Roshan a "fighter", hoped that the filmmaker recovers soon.

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

Hrithik replied to PM Modi's tweet, informing that the surgery of his 69-year-old father 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," Hrithik said.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 19:31 IST