On the event of National Cancer Awareness Day on 7th November, Madhuri Dixit Nene’s younger son Ryan made his parents proud by donating his hair to the Cancer Society. The star shared a reel on Instagram showing the whole process.


As a proud parent, the 54-year old actress Madhuri Dixit Nene posted a short video on Instagram with a caption saying “Not all heroes wear capes… But mine did.” The actress was extremely excited to share this proud moment of hers as a parent. In the video, you can see 16-year old Ryan sitting in a salon and getting a haircut. Madhuri also mentioned that it took her son two years to grow his hair to the required length for donation. He took the Nation Cancer Awareness Day as the final step to create awareness of cancer and encourage its detection, prevention, and treatment. See the short video posted by Madhuri sharing her proud moment:


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Madhuri Dixit (@madhuridixitnene)

Also Read: On National Cancer Awareness Day Cancer Survivor Manisha Koirala Shares Her Survival Journey

What Encouraged Ryan to Take this Step

While sharing her proud moment with her fans, Madhuri Dixit Nene also shared how she so was urged to take this step. She mentioned that how her son felt seeing several cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy for their treatment. Ryan was heartbroken seeing the patients lose their hair after going through every treatment. On watching these visuals the 16-year old boy decided to donate his hair to cancer patients through the cancer patients. It took Ryan almost two long years to grow his long mane for donating purposes. Madhuri also stated “We as parents were thrilled with his decision… And this was the final step. Here we are today standing proud.”

Also Read: Padma Awards 2021: President Bestows Awards To PV Sindhu, Karan Johar, Sushma Swaraj and More

Social Media Appraisals

On Sunday, 7th November when the National Cancer Awareness Day is observed, as soon as Madhuri Dixit Nene shared the reel of her son on Instagram, it started receiving great appraisal. With just a few hours of passing the video received thousands of comments. The video has been viewed more than 2.7 million times and has been liked by 174K Instagram users.

Also Read: Puducherry: Video Shows Scooter Laden with Firecrackers Explode, Father & Son Charred in Aftermath

Ryan Being Appraised by People from Bollywood Industry

Ryan is being highly appraised by netizens on the Internet including people from the Bollywood industry. The famous choreographer and filmmaker Farah Khan posted a comment on the reel saying, “How extremely sensitive and kind.” Whereas the actress Shilpa Shetty commented: “Such a beautiful thought…Bless him.” Genelia Deshmukh and many other friends and fans of Madhuri Dixit Nene also praised Ryan for being committed to this noble cause. Users also praised and congratulated Madhuri for her great parenting that made her son so thoughtful and kind. Netizens also commented and wished the best for Ryan’s future.