Reports that Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala may be diagnosed with cancer left fans and the fraternity shocked. The actress is currently admitted to a hospital in Mumbai, where she is undergoing treatment. Here are some celebrities from tinsel town who battled the deadly disease...
Model and actress Lisa Ray was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form of cancer, in 2009. She went on to receive treatment, made a full recovery and married her beau this year
'Barfi!' director Anurag Basu was diagnosed with leukemia in 2004, and while doctors at the time said he has only a few months to live, Basu fought all odds and made a full recovery
Yesteryear siren Nargis Dutt died of pancreatic cancer in 1981. Her death came days before the release of son Sanjay's debut movie 'Rocky'
Superstar Rajesh Khanna (right) died this year after a long and ardurous battle with cancer
Mumtaz also suffered from breast cancer but fortunately made it to through treatment