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November 8, 2022

Celebrities who have spoken out about mental health


Talking openly about mental health issues can be difficult for anyone. Here is a list of Bollywood celebrities who have spoken openly about depression.

Ankita Mukherjee

Depression is a taboo


Even though we live in a modern country, talking about mental health or depression is still considered taboo. People still think it's crazy or sad, or they don't even bother to think about it.

Deepika Padukone


Deepika Padukone is one of the B-town celebrities who has opened up about her depression, suicidal thoughts and shared how she copes with it. Since 2015, she's been working to end that stigma.

Anushka Sharma


Although Anushka Sharma isn't too open about her trauma, she has spoken about how there shouldn't be any shame around anxiety, panic attacks, or other mental health conditions.

Shaheen Butt


Alia Bhatt's sister Shaheen Bhatt is one of the most important faces in the field of mental health. She shocked everyone by documenting her bout with depression on Instagram.

Shah Rukh Khan


Badshah of B-town, SRK is also a survivor of depression. In 2010, he was involved in a car accident and injured his shoulder. He spoke of a time when he was miserable and depressed.

Karan Johar


Karan Johar is also one of those who battles with depression and anxiety. He has to take anti-anxiety medication. He even mentioned how therapy and counseling sessions helped him through this phase.

Ileana de Cruz


Ileana D'cruz has always been open about her body dysmorphic disorder and depression. She even talked about the times she had suicidal thoughts. She still speaks out about it to raise awareness.

Varun Dhawan


Varun, the carefree actor, fell into depression while playing a mentally disturbed character in the film Badlapur. He even shared how he was always stuck in negative thoughts at the time.

Randeep Hooda


Randeep Hooda is a method actor. After filming the movie "Highway," he fell into depression. Later, he had to convince himself that he was not a pickup truck driver in real life.

Manisha Koirala


One of the most talented actresses, Manisha Koirala struggled with mental depression caused by her ex-husband Samrat Dahal. Not only that, she is a cancer survivor.

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