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Deepika Padukone opens up about her struggle with mental health!

11th Oct, 2022

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is one of the most talented actresses in Hindi film industry. The Om Shanti Om actress has always been voiced about her struggle with mental health and she also runs the Live Love Laugh Foundation, which aims to help those struggling with their mental health. Earlier in 2015, Deepika came out about her mental illness and disclosed that she fought depression a year before that and sought help. 

Presently, Deepika in Tamil Nadu for a mental health program. In a media chat, she talked about her battle with mental illness. The Piku actress also credited her mother Ujjala Padukone for detecting her signs and symptoms of depression. Speaking to a daily, she revealed that if her mother and her caregiver had not identified her symptoms, in her moment of vulnerability, had she not had the presence of mind to tell her to or help her to reach out to the professionals, she wouldn't know what state she would be in today. "Ensuring, I was regular with my treatment, with my consultations with the doctors, and of course, it takes a toll on the caregiver as well and that's not something new. I think caregivers in general, whether it is mental illness or any other form of illness, it takes a toll on the caregiver," Deepika revealed.

On the work front, she will next seen in Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan and Prabhas and Disha Patani starrer Project K.