Saima Siddiqui, a 26-year-old sister of renowned Indian actor Nawazuddin, lost his life in cancer.
According to Indian media, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s sister Saima was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 18 and died at a hospital in Pune today after suffering from cancer for 8 years.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui is currently in the US in connection with the shooting of a movie, where his sister’s funeral will be held in his native village in Uttar Pradesh. Nawazuddin Siddiqui used to encourage and strengthen his sister in fighting cancer.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui tweeted for the first time on Twitter last year to encourage his sister to fight the disease despite being suffering from breast cancer.
It should be noted that breast cancer has increased alarmingly in India; 25 out of a million women have breast cancer, 13 of which are fatal.