Bollywood has a special place in Indian society. Bollywood stars are worshiped here and many are influenced by the movies and keep their children’s names at home. When it comes to proposing to a partner, people refer to dialogues from movies. Cinema has a deep influence on our mind and consciousness and it is a reflection of society.
Movies are also used to raise many social issues. This will increase public awareness. Today we see films on various social themes like ‘Padman’. This film has removed the taboo associated with periods and normalized periods.
Similarly, there are many films being made about mental health issues these days. Those who raised awareness in the community about menstrual health and explained to people that it is also a part of holistic health and is as important as health.
Many times people think about suicide because of mental health problems. World Suicide Prevention Day was created to save people from suicide. Know about this day –
World Suicide Prevention Day 2022
World Suicide Prevention Day 2022 (WSPD) was established in 2003 by the International Association for Suicide Prevention together with the World Health Organization (WHO). Every year on September 10, attention is paid to this issue. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness of the government and society. This day gives a message that suicide can be prevented.
So let’s know about some movies that have talked about mental health.
Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt’s film Dear Life focuses on mental and emotional health. The film stars Alia as the main character, who goes through a lot of stress after a breakup. Because of this, she decides to go to a therapist. Who does Shahrukh play? Shahrukh helps them overcome stress. The film inspired many to talk to their family and friends about their mental and emotional health. To help them overcome any stress and mental health issues.
According to the National Institute of Biotechnology Information, more than one million people commit suicide in India every year. The biggest reason for these mental health problems is that people are unable to share with others.
A recent NCERT report revealed that many children experience anxiety before and during exams. And this number is constantly increasing. This Sushant Singh Rajput starrer Chhichhore takes on the anxiety, pressure and suicide of exams in a very vocal manner. The film depicts how a child commits suicide due to exam stress. All this happens because of the fear of failure, where the students are tense due to the fear of failure. Everyone liked this movie.
Atrangi Re shows a Rinku character interacting with a fictional person. Sara Alikhan played this character very well. This is definitely a symptom of schizophrenia. The film treats various mental disorders and behavioral problems.
The film revolves around Ranbir Kapoor, who suffers from borderline personality disorder. It shows how a person’s life is turned upside down when they get this disease. Ranbir, who is looking for his true self in this film, is helped to overcome this problem by Deepika, who plays the role of his girlfriend. Tamasha with its songs and Imtiaz Ali’s direction was liked by many.
Taare Zamin Par
As children, we are all scolded by our parents for not doing well in school. This may be the story of every household. But no one knows why the child does not understand the lesson. The 2007 blockbuster film Taare Zameen Par deals with the same issue. It stars actor Aamir Khan in the lead role and Darsheel Safari plays the role of a dyslexic child. The theme of this film is conveyed to the masses in a very balanced but realistic manner.