08 November, 2022

Celebs Who Talked About Their Mental Health Openly

Opening up about mental health can be tough for anyone. Here's a list of Bollywood celebrities who talked about their depression openly.

By Ankita Mukherjee

Depression, a taboo

Even though we live in a modern country, talking about mental health or depression are still seen as a taboo. People still see as craziness or sadness or they don't even bother to consider it.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is one of the B-town celebs who openly talked about her depression, suicidal thoughts and shared how she dealt with it. Ever since 2015, she has been trying to eradicate the stigma.

Anushka Sharma

Even though Anushka Sharma is not very open about her trauma, once she had talked about how there should not be any shame in having anxiety or panic attacks or other mental health conditions.

Shaheen Bhatt

Alia Bhatt's sister, Shaheen Bhatt is one of the most important faces in the world of mental health spectrum. She penned down her depression bouts on an Instagram post and had left everyone in shock.

Shah Rukh Khan

B-town's Badshah, SRK is also a survivor of depression. In 2010, he had met with an accident and had hurt his shoulder. He had talked about the time when he was in pain and depression.

Karan Johar

Karan Johar is also one of them who fought depression and anxiety. He had to take anti-anxiety pills. He even mentioned how therapies and counselling sessions helped him through the phase.

Ileana D'cruz

Ileana D'cruz has always been open about her Body Dysmorphic Disorder and depression. She even talked about how she felt suicidal at one point. She still openly talks about it to raise awareness.

Varun Dhawan

While playing a psycho character in the movie, 'Badlapur', the happy-go-lucky actor, Varun had gone into depression. He even shared how he was always getting pulled in negative thoughts at that time.

Randeep Hooda

Randeep Hooda is a method actor. After working in the film, 'Highway', he had gotten into depression. Later, he had to talk himself out of it that he was not a petty truck driver in his real life.

Manisha Koirala

One of the most talented actresses, Manisha Koirala had fought mental depression which was caused by her ex-husband, Samrat Dahal. Not only this but she is also a cancer survivor.

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