Anupam Kher Slams A Journalist For 'Unbelievably Insensitive' Remarks On Wife, Kirron Kher's Illness

A journalist accused Anupam Kher of 'changing his colours' because his wife, Kirron Kher 'has been asked to vacate her plum seat in Chandigarh' due to her illness. Anupam hits back with a reply.


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Anupam Kher Slams A Journalist For 'Unbelievably Insensitive' Remarks On Wife, Kirron Kher's Illness

There was a time when 'cancer' as a disease was so rare that people knew about it only as a zodiac sign. However, over the years, it has become that disease which had affected most of us at some point in our lives, be it you or your loved one is diagnosed with cancer! Some celebrities, who have won their battle with cancer and some, who are fighting through the challenges and frustrations of this disease, have become inspirations through their positive perspective through this tough time. Anupam Kher and Kirron Kher are fighting her battle with cancer together by staying positive and he often updates fans about her health situation.

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It was on April 1, 2021, when Anupam Kher and Sikander Kher had confirmed the reports of Kirron Kher's diagnosis with blood cancer. Sharing an update about her health, Anupam and Sikander had written in a note, "Just so that rumours don't get the better of a situation Sikandar 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."

Anupam Kher Sikander Kher confirm Kirron Kher Cancer

A few days ago, Anupam Kher had slammed the government for they way they're handling the coronavirus crisis in the country. For this, a journalist had accused Anupam of 'changing his colours' because his wife, Kirron Kher 'has been asked to vacate her plum seat in Chandigarh' due to her cancer diagnosis. The journalist had tweeted, "So here's why #AnupamKher is apparently changing colours. It's his wife #KirronKher's illness. It seems she’s been asked to vacate her plum seat in Chandigarh and make room for someone else." Reacting to this tweet, Anupam slammed the journalist and wrote, "This is how people like @namratazakaria can stoop to any level of degradation. The lady is not only unbelievably insensitive about #Kirron’s illness, she also uses this situation to declare her fantasy like a vulture and without giving any proof of her claims. Shame on you."


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In May 2021, rumours had emerged in the media regarding Kirron Kher's health, claiming that the veteran actress and BJP member had passed away. Putting an end to such rumours and sharing an update about her health, Anupam Kher had tweeted, "There is a rumour going around about #Kirron’s health. It is all false. She is doing absolutely fine. In fact, she got her 2nd vaccination done for COVID this afternoon. I will request people not to spread such negative news. Thanks. Stay safe. @KirronKherBJP."


Speaking about his wife, Kirron Kher's battle with cancer, how she's responding to the treatment and chemotherapy impacting her positive state in many ways, Anupam Kher elaborated in an interview with BT, "Kirron's health is improving. It's a tough treatment. She often says that the lockdown and COVID situation has made things difficult. Patients going through this treatment need something to distract themselves. She can't go out or meet people, but the good part is that Kirron is on her way to better health. She is holding up fine. There are days when she is positive and then there are days when the chemotherapy impacts her state in many ways. We are all trying our best and she is doing it, too. The doctors do their job, but you have to keep your mental state strong to get past such a difficult treatment. She's making every effort towards that, and so are we."

Anupam Kher and Kirron Kher

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Here's wishing a speedy recovery to Kirron Kher!