Something is clear when it comes to mental illness: it does not distinguish. Your social status will not keep you from falling into the thought misery of grief, no matter how affluent, famous, or well-off you are. We live in a country where melancholy is still regarded as a sophisticated way of saying “I’m down.” While we have come a great way as a society and the people from the days that mental disorder was seen as abnormal, there is no question that we’ve had a long way to go in order of socializing it.
We’ve produced a list of seven Indian superstars who have experienced depression and have been brave enough to share the battle wounds, or most sensitive times, with the rest of the globe.
This reigning Movie beauty is a trailblazer for destigmatizing attached to grief. Deepika was commended in 2015 for being open and honest regarding her melancholy with the world. The Solidified star was candid regarding her struggles and the counseling she had to assist her to fight the ‘D’ handwritten beast. The actress is a pioneer in her field, having used her highly personal and tough fight with sadness as an opportunity to eradicate the stigma around psychological distress.
The stunning actress took to Twitter to discuss the need of normalizing anxiety and other mental health conditions. “Depression is a jail where you are the afflicted inmate and the harsh jailer,” the Negative actor remarked in a quotation entitled Depressive episodes. She also spoke at length about her desire to entirely eliminate the guilt associated with anxiety and sadness.
The elegant actor previously claimed that he felt upset while playing a maniac in the film ‘Badlapur.’ Yet, the performer captured our hearts when he stated that he would not want to use the term “melancholy” carelessly, despite the fact that he had gone out of his own shell during the production. His thoughts were continually wandering.
Shah Rukh Khan
Indeed, also Bollywood’s Emperor Khan had to battle this awful psychological problem while suffering in excruciating agony from shoulder surgery in 2010. “Due to rotator cuff tear and the pain, I had been in a despair state, but now I am out of it,” the 53-year-old legend was quoted as saying. “I’m feeling upbeat and energized.”
The performer has always been honest about her ongoing battle with Body Dysmorphia and melancholy in Hindi and Telugu. She also was bold enough to discuss why BDD drove her depressing place at a single stage. The Rustom performer wished to promote consciousness about the reality that psychological diseases, like physical ailments, require assistance and care.
The 46-year-old filmmaker battled depression and anxiety for a year and a bit. In a television interview, the movie director also revealed that he had to use pro medicine for a period. The ‘Koffee with Karan’ presenter also stressed the significance of attending meetings and treatments, which finally made a significant impact on his rehabilitation.
Alia Bhatt’s sister surprised even her own relatives when she posted a heartfelt message regarding sadness on Insta. She has spoken in detail on why she had struggled with melancholy on and off when she was 13 years old.