Dimple Kapadia: the Bollywood actress who has overcome leprosy

Did you know Bollywood’s living legend, Dimple Kapadia was diagnosed with leprosy few months before the shoot of the 1973 musical romance film, Bobby?
Dimple Kapadia says, “This is off-the-record. I had been selected by Raj Kapoor for Bobby after months of yes and no. A few months before the shoot was to start, I was diagnosed with leprosy. Miraculously, I healed or else there would have been no Bobby, which served as a comprehensive textbook on acting.”