“I just wanted to share my story with everyone else, so that they know that it is okay to be completely messed up”, said famous actress Shama Sikander who had fought her suicidal tendencies and found her way to a happy life. This statement was just to remind you that it is OK to feel low sometimes, to have suicidal tendencies, as long as you make sure that you will rise above and find happiness. After Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide from depression, this topic needs to be discussed. Here, we bring you some renowned Bollywood superstars who were so depressed that they actually thought of committing suicide, and many even attempted to do so.
During the shooting of Happy New Year (2014), Deepika confronted various weird emotional situations. She used to break down more often and remained anxious most of the time. Over time, she realized this to be a serious problem and decided not to overlook it. She took proper medication and fought depression and finally improved her mental health.
This renowned cricketer also reveals about being in depression during his early years. He fought suicidal tendencies when he lived in a sports hostel. The conditions there were not favorable for him and one of his mate git beaten up so much that he was in a coma-like situation.
Actress Ileana says that it is okay to be flawed, and all you have to do is to learn to accept yourselves with them. She also shares that it is necessary to have a bonding with someone you can call a family.
The Spirit of Music is Rahman’s biography which reveals how he fought depression and suicidal thoughts. He had mentioned how it is important to maintain a balance between your thoughts and overpower good thoughts over the demons of suicidal thoughts.
She compared depression and anxiety to normal stomach pain, or like in illness we go to a doctor, similarly, in case of depression, we should consult a doctor. She revealed that she fought depression with the help of medicines. “There is no shame in accepting that you have anxiety issues, it is normal and it should be treated”.
These celebrities beautifully convey a message for a lifetime!