Mumbai, July 2 : Actor Emraan Hashmi, who has penned in a book his struggle around his son Ayaan’s cancer treatment, is currently working on a documentary which will aim at rising awareness on cancer.
Speaking on the documentary, the actor tweeted: “Work on a docu on cancer has begun. It’s in it’s initial stages. it’s imp to create awareness about ‘the C word’.”
Work on a docu on cancer has begun. It's in it's initial stages. it's imp to create awareness about 'the C word'. https://t.co/ZGkiwfIA9g
— emraan hashmi (@emraanhashmi) July 2, 2017
In his personal life, Hashmi’s son, Born in February 2010; Ayaan, the first child of Emraan and wife Parveen Shahani, was diagnosed with first stage cancer at the age of four in early 2014.
He had witnessed his son’s treatment for the disease quite closely.
To help raise awareness about the disease and share their story, Emraan came out with a book titled “The Kiss of Life: How A Superhero and My Son Defeated Cancer” last year. It chronicles his career, family, the birth of his son, cancer and treatment thereafter.
The documentary is tentatively titled “The C Word”.