On World Cancer Day Tahira Kashyap,posts a lengthy note and pa picture showing her after surgery stitching on back side.She dedicated the post particularly to the “breast cancer survivors” and for “breast cancer awareness”.
“Today is my day! Wish you all a happy World Cancer Day and hope each one of us celebrates this day in an embracing way,”she greeted.She denoted her scar marks as “badges of honour”: “I truly embrace all my scars as they are my badges of honour.” The “scars” she refers to appear to be the marks left after the preventive mastectomy Tahira underwent after being detected with breast cancer.
“There is nothing known as perfect. Happiness lies in truly accepting yourself. This was a tough one for me. But this picture was my decision as I want to celebrate not the disease but the spirit with which I endured.”she said.
Actor Ayushmann Khurranna also re-posted his wife’s post on his Instagram page,commented,”Your scars are beautiful. You are a trailblazer.”
“Keep inspiring the millions who get depressed when they get to know about cancer. Be the lifer you are! he added.Actress Neha Dhupia is also one of those who left a comment on the post: “Such beautiful words of wisdom and strength as always…,” she wrote while Twinkle Khanna, Ekta Kapoor and others also gave their thumbs ups.
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Today is my day! Wish you all a happy #worldcancerday and hope each one of us celebrates this day in an embracing way. That we remove any stigma or taboo associated with it. That we spread awareness about it and that we have self love no matter what. I truly embrace all my scars as they are my badges of honour. There is nothing known as perfect. Happiness lies in truly accepting yourself. This was a tough one for me. But this picture was my decision as I want to celebrate not the disease but the spirit with which I endured. To quote my mentor, Diasaku Ikeda, “Leading an undefeated life is eternal victory. Not being defeated, never giving up, is actually a greater victory than winning, not being defeated means having the courage to rise to the challenge. However many times we’re knocked down, the important thing is we keep getting up and taking one step-even a half step- forward” #worldcancerday #breastcancerawareness #breastcancerwarrior #turningkarmaintomission #boddhisatva Thanks @atulkasbekar for this one❤️
Tahira Kashyap was diagnosed with stage zero breast cancer in September last year, which later progressed to the next stage. She recently introduced her “bald is beautiful” self.Ayushmann Khurrana and Tahira Kashyap married in 2008 and have two kids together,Virajveer and daughter Varushka.