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    The 68-year-old veteran Bollywood actress Kirron Kher, who is also a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister from the state of Chandigarh, is famous for her performances in movies such as "Sardari Begum" (1996), "Devdas" (2002), "Khamosh Pani" (2003), "Veer Zaara" (2004), and many others. She is also a judge on the reality show "India's Got Talent".

    Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has confirmed that his wife, actress-turned-politician Kirron Kher is suffering from myeloma, a type of blood cancer.

    Referring to her as a "fighter", Anupam said in a statement issued on social media that, "She is currently undergoing treatment and we are sure she will come out of this stronger than before. We are blessed that she is being looked after by a phenomenal set of doctors. She's always been a fighter and takes things head on".

    The news was first broken by Chandigarh BJP president and Kirron's colleague, Arun Sood who revealed at a press conference on Wednesday that Kirron is recovering after her treatment that took place last year.

    Shocked by the news, many celebs and fans have flooded social media with get-well-soon wishes and prayers for a speedy recovery.

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