Tahira Kashyap Writes About Battling Stage 1 Cancer In Spirited Post

Tahira Kashyap has undergone six sessions of chemotherapy out of 12

 Share
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
Tahira Kashyap Writes About Battling Stage 1 Cancer In Spirited Post
New Delhi: 

Highlights

  1. "This post is dedicated to my journey": Tahira Kashyap
  2. "It is a tough phase to be in," Tahira added
  3. "I have immense gratitude for people around me," Tahira wrote

Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira Kashyap, who was diagnosed with stage 0 breast cancer in September, has now revealed in a social media post that she is battling Stage 1a cancer. Tahira shared a post on Instagram dedicated to her journey of battling cancer so far. She underwent six sessions of chemotherapy out of 12 and a preventive mastectomy following her cancer detection. It's a "tough" phase for Tahira but she is fighting her battle with "strength" and "resilience". "The upgraded version of myself is dealing with cancer stage 1a, which is still a result of early detection. I'll be going through 12 sessions of chemotherapy. Six down, and another six left. Hence, the cap look nowadays. This post is dedicated to my journey where half the battle is won and the other half I want to fight with each of you who is enduring it. Be resilient, be strong, we shall overcome and how," read an excerpt from Tahira Kashyap's Instagram post.

Tahira Kashyap accompanied the post with photos of herself clad in an orange tee with "F##k Cancer" inscribed on it. "Let's choose to be the heroes of our own drama of life. I strongly believe if an obstacle comes in your life it is for you to deal with it, overcome it, beat the shit out of it and become a better version of yourself, which could be a bit worn out but would be experienced, a bit tattered but more wise, a bit left out but more to bring forth, a bit handicapped but better equipped," Tahira's post further read.

In the post, Tahira thanked husband Ayushmann Khurrana, her parents, best friend Komal Sehgal and colleagues for their immense "support". "I have immense gratitude for people around me who have taken it in the right spirit and didn't give up on me. Personally I owe it to my best friend Komal Sehgal, husband Ayushmann Khurrana, parents Yajan Kashyap and Anita Kashyap. This bit is taken for granted but when professionally you are supported and still look dependable your resilience to fight becomes stronger. For this I owe it to Atul Kasbekar, Tanuj Garg, Shruti Venkatrama, Shanti, who too were shocked when they heard the news but didn't give up and still lay bet on this bruised but not broken horse," Tahira added.

 

 

That's what you do when cancer shows up. You show it the way out! It is a tough phase to be in, but then I would have never known my own strength, which is inherent in each one of us, and which we come to know off when tested. Like I said before, let's choose to be the heroes of our own drama of life. I strongly believe if an obstacle comes in your life it is for you to deal with it, overcome it, beat the shit out of it and become a better version of yourself, which could be a bit worn out but would be experienced, a bit tattered but more wise, a bit left out but more to bring forth, a bit handicapped but better equipped! So now the upgraded version of myself is dealing with cancer stage 1 a, which is still a result of early detection. I'll be going through 12 sessions of chemotherapy. 6 down, and another 6 left. Hence the cap look nowadays This post is dedicated to my journey where half the battle is won and the other half I want to fight with each of you who is enduring it. Be resilient, be strong, we shall overcome and how! Also I have immense gratitude for people around me who have taken it in the right spirit and didn't give up on me. Personally I owe it to my best friend @komal20to77 husband @ayushmannk parents @kashyap6480 @yajankashyap . This bit is taken for granted but when professionally you are supported and still look dependable your resilience to fight becomes stronger. For this I owe it to @atulkasbekar @tanuj.garg @findingshanti @shrutiv11 who too were shocked when they heard the news but didn't give up and still lay bet on this bruised but not broken horse. Gratitude #earlydetection #breastcancerawareness #fuckcancer #spreadingawareness #selflovenomatterwhat #bruisedbutnotbroken #bodhisattva #sokavictor #spreadlove #compassion

A post shared by tahirakashyapkhurrana (@tahirakashyap) on

 

Earlier in September, Tahira shared on social media that she underwent treatment after being detected with pre-cancerous malignant cells in her breast: "I was detected with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) in my right breast with high grade malignant cells. Simply put stage 0 cancer/ pre-cancerous stage, with cancer cells multiplying in a contained area. The result I have become a half Indian version of Angelina Jolie (since only one breast was involved)! I told my doctor now is the time to give some competition to the Kardashians since Pamela is passe. But no one listened to me, so now I have a portion of my back tissue in my breast," read an excerpt from her post.

 

 

An opportunity to give competition to the Kardashians just went wasted! A week back I mentioned about 'my badge of honour' that I was going to receive. And I did and am happy to share about it with the intention of it being received with love. As that's the only reason I am posting it. Love for self and gratitude for the universe. The picture might be disturbing for some, but these drains have become my dumbells for a few days. I was detected with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) in my right breast with high grade malignant cells. Simply put stage 0 cancer/ pre-cancerous stage, with cancer cells multiplying in a contained area. The result I have become a half Indian version of Angelina Jolie (since only one breast was involved)! I told my doctor now is the time to give some competition to the Kardashians since Pamela is passé. But no one listened to me, so now I have a portion of my back tissue in my breast. Perhaps now I can do chin-ups with my breasts! Jokes apart, this obstacle has given me a new definition of life. Respect it's unpredictability and have the faith and courage to be the hero of your own drama of life. The invincible human spirit is God like, gives you the courage to endure and the will to revive. There is nothing that human spirit can't do. Also I want women of all ages to be aware. I am 35, and I was returned twice over from a mammogram. If any symptoms come up, think of it as a protective force and get yourselves examined. Also we are so obsessed with boobs. This mastectomy has left me with even more self love! Big, small, left or right inclined , gravity pulling or defying, or even none, each breast the presence or lack of it has a story to tell. Mine has made me a 2.0 version of myself! This post is dedicated to awareness, self love and resilience of a warrior that I know each one of us possesses #breastcancerawareness #selflove #determination #faith #bodhisattva #bodhisattvaoftheearth

A post shared by tahirakashyapkhurrana (@tahirakashyap) on

 

Speaking about Tahira's cancer detection, Ayushmann Khurrana in an earlier interview to news agency IANS had said: "I had two back-to-back films coming and I was going through a professional high and I was wondering life is so beautiful and suddenly this happened, so it is a great leveller. Life is a great leveller," he said. "I was giving her my time, of course. In the morning I was promoting my films, in the nights I was with her in the hospital... It is not easy," he added. This year, Ayushmann featured in AndhaDhun and Badhaai Ho, both opened to much critical acclaim.

Ayushmann Khurrana and Tahira Kashyap married in 2011 and are parents to two children - Virajveer and Varushka.



Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................