Actor Emraan Hashmi recently inaugurated an open care cancer hospital dedicated to treating people below poverty line.
His son, Ayaan Hashmi had been detected with stage one cancer three years ago as a 4-year-old.
He was diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his kidney which required surgical intervention followed by three months of chemotherapy.
Emraan says, “I have very closely seen the pain which cancer patients and their family goes through. The initiative to create new hope for poor cancer patients is worth appreciating.”
The hospital is being supported by a self-funded NGO, New India.
The initiative was launched by Bangalore-based business couple who have dedicated Rs 200 crore to the cause.
The hospital will primarily be cashless cancer care for the underprivileged and will have close to 150 beds.
Although, Emraan Hashmi will next be seen in ‘Cheat India’ in 2019 whose based on the subject of education in India.–CINEWS