This picture has been shared by Deepika Padukone. (courtesy DeepikaPadukone)


  • Deepika said, ‘I didn’t feel like doing anything.
  • “I felt like I had no purpose,” she said
  • “I used to find it strange that people don’t talk about it,” Deepika said.

New Delhi:

Deepika Padukone with Farah Khan in Friday’s episode of TV Quiz Show Kaun Banega Crorepati 13. During the episode, the actress talked about her battle with depression. He told the show’s host Amitabh Bachchan, “I was diagnosed with depression in 2014. I used to find it strange that people don’t talk about it. It was a stigma and people don’t know much about it. During that time, I Realized that if I am experiencing this, there will be many people out there experiencing depression. My ambition in life was that if I could save just one life, my purpose was solved. Now we are so far ahead have left.”

When Big B asked her how she came to know that she was suffering from depression, Deepika said, “Suddenly I felt like there was a strange feeling in my stomach, felt in an emptiness (I used to feel very strange, like there was an emptiness inside me).” The actress added, “I didn’t feel like going to work or meeting anyone. I didn’t want to go out. I didn’t feel like doing anything. At times, I don’t know whether I should say it or not, but I just didn’t feel like living anymore. I felt like I had no purpose.”

During the episode, Deepika further said, “My parents once came to Mumbai to meet me from Bangalore. So when they were leaving for the airport, I suddenly started crying. My mother saw that something was wrong with me. He felt something. The way I was crying was off. It was not normal crying. The way I was crying, it was like crying for help. He told me to go to a psychiatrist. I Did this and got better after several months. But mental health is something you can’t forget even after recovering. It’s something you have to take care of. I have made some lifestyle changes now.”

Deepika Padukone has been an active advocate of mental health awareness and is working extensively towards reducing mental illness. The actress, who was battling depression in 2015, runs the Live Love Laugh Foundation, which aims to help people struggling with mental health.

In 2015, Deepika Padukone revealed that she was diagnosed with depression a year earlier and sought help. Speaking to Digihunt, Deepika said, “I woke up one morning just feeling emptiness, you know this kind of pitta-ish feeling in my stomach that I was telling them that I had this in my stomach. feeling peach. “

In terms of work, Deepika Padukone has a busy schedule ahead, with a slew of release line-ups. She is waiting for the release of the sports film ’83In which her husband Ranveer Singh is playing the role of cricket legend Kapil Dev. The actress will also star in Shakun Batra’s untitled film alongside Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi. She also has a film with Prabhas. actress was last seen printingWhich he also produced. He . Will co-star in the Hindi remake of Intern, with Amitabh Bachchan. She will also be seen in Siddharth Anand’s film WarriorWith Hrithik Roshan.


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