Lisa Ray plans to open Cancer Research Institute in India

After her successful recovery or rather victory from the dreaded cancer (Multiple Myeloma, to be precise), the Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray is now planning to open her own research institute for cancer in India. She is now planning to join hands with Shiladitya Sengupta (the winner of 2009's 'DoD Breast Cancer Research Program Collaborative Innovators Award') in order to open an institute, that's pencilled on the lines of Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Speaking about the same, Lisa Ray said that Shiladitya and she shared a common wish, a dream of having a cancer institute in India. As a step towards the same, she is planning to continue to spread awareness through the media, talks, and collaborations with medical professionals in the country. Additionally, she is also planning to write a new blog and organise various outreach programmes. On a later stage, she wants to put all of these experiences together for the silver screen.

After a sabbatical, Lisa also recently expressed her wish to star in Bollywood films once again. The actress is known for her performance in films like Kasoor, Hollywood Bollywood and Water. She is married to management consultant Jason Dehni.

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