Rocking star Yash’s blockbuster film KGF: Chapter 2, which was a sequel to its 2018 release, made a stormy run at the box office. 1200 crores, The Kannada star played the lead role in the film directed by Prashanth Neel, while actor Harish Rai played a father figure to her.
Now in a recent interview, Harish has revealed that he is battling advanced cancer of the throat. The prolific Kannada actor further said that he was also battling the disease during the shooting of KGF 2 earlier this year. Scroll down to know more.
As reported by Hindustan Times, during a conversation with YouTuber Gopi Goudru, Harish Rai said, “Situations can give you greatness or can take things away from you. No luck to escape. I have been suffering from cancer for three years. One of the reasons I have a long beard while performing in KGF is because the disease has hidden the swelling of my neck.”
KGF: Chapter 2 The star further stated that he had delayed his surgery because he did not initially have enough money to sponsor his cancer treatment. Now his health is deteriorating. I waited till the release of the films. “Now that I’m in the fourth stage, things are getting worse,” he said.
Harish Rai had also recorded a video in which fans and well wishers of the industry were asked for help, but he could not bring himself to share the video on social media. He is now seeking financial assistance from potential beneficiaries to help him bear the remainder of his treatment. He said that he has exhausted all his financial resources during his cancer treatment. It is reported that the monthly bill cost is Rs 3 lakh.
For those unaware, he is one of the famous actors Kannada Cinema and has worked in films like Bangalore Underworld, Dhan Dhana Dhan and Nanna Kanasina Whoo.