Doctors stop chemo on critically ill Aadesh Shrivastava

Posted: 8 years ago

Doctors stop chemo on critically ill Aadesh Shrivastava

PTI | September 03, 2015, 18.24 pm IST
Mumbai: Doctors treating music composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who has been fighting cancer, have stopped giving him chemotherapy. Aadesh, 48, has been in the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri for the last 44 days for treatment. 
"He has been undergoing chemotherapy but he is not responding to it. So, the doctors have stopped giving him chemotherapy. They have an alternate theory. The doctors are trying to do their best and Aadesh is fighting it bravely," Aadesh's brother-in-law and composer Lalit Pandit told PTI. 
His colleagues from the industry including megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan are keeping a check on his health. "Amitji (Amitabh Bachchan) has been keeping a check on his health regularly over phone. He has been very helpful. Besides, Shah Rukh Khan had come to visit him. Tina Ambani has visited twice, she is taking special attention," Lalit said.
People from music industry like Shaan, Sonu Nigam, Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan also visit him regularly. Also Shekar Kapur, Govind Nihalani, Poonam Dhillon and others had come to see him, he said. 
Aadesh has composed music for hit films like "Chalte Chalte", "Baabul", "Baghban", "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham", "Raajneeti" and "Dev" among others.

The family of Bollywood singer-composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who is battling with cancer, says they are not seeking financial help from anyone, but everyone's blessings.

His brother-in-law and composer Lalit Pandit, from the Jatin-Lalit duo, said that the family is not reeling under a financial crunch, as media reports are indicating.

"We are not seeking help from the industry. We don't need money, we need prayers from people. We don't need funds and we have never asked for funds from anybody," Lalit told IANS over phone. 

Shrivastava, whose cancer has relapsed for the third time, is undergoing treatment in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here since the last 44 days. 

Lalit also refuted a news report claiming that the family has turned to a Himachal Pradesh-based Tibetan monk Yeshi Dhonden, known for using ancient Tibetan herbal therapies to cure the disease. 



Edited by touch_of_pink - 8 years ago
Posted: 8 years ago
Aw :(
He has given many memorable songs 
Posted: 8 years ago
I hope he feels better and may God give him and his family strength to go through this...Cancer is horrible...I hope we find a cure soon..Disapprove
Posted: 8 years ago
 feels so bad about him... and specially his wife and children..they are going through hell Ouch  may god give them strength   at this stage ...
Posted: 8 years ago
Hope he gets fit and fine like before and starts singing and producing songs again. 
Posted: 8 years ago
Hope & really wish from heart that he recovers .Such a Bad time for him & his family Ouch Edited by moniluvskinshuk - 8 years ago
Posted: 8 years ago
This is too sad for words. Ouch
Posted: 8 years ago
God bless him.May he recovers soon. 

Aadesh Shrivastava

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