6 Bollywood celebs who opened up about their battle with anxiety, depression

Bollywood celebrities like Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Karan Johar have never shied away from talking about mental health. Several B-Town celebs have battled depression and anxiety and were also very open to talking about it in the public eye.

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When celebrities highlight such topics, it gives courage to many other regular people who are dealing with depression and anxiety to reach out and seek help. Here are seven celebs who dealt with anxiety and depression and openly spoke about it in front of the media.(Instagram)

When celebrities highlight such topics, it gives courage to many other regular people who are dealing with depression and anxiety to reach out and seek help. Here are seven celebs who dealt with anxiety and depression and openly spoke about it in front of the media.(Instagram)

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Shah Rukh Khan: King Khan went through depression back in 2010 when he had shoulder surgery. He had mentioned that the pain made him go into a depression mode.(Instagram/iamsrk)

Shah Rukh Khan: King Khan went through depression back in 2010 when he had shoulder surgery. He had mentioned that the pain made him go into a depression mode.(Instagram/iamsrk)

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Anushka Sharma: Wife of famous cricketer Vrat Kohli and new mom, Anushka also went through a phase where she was dealing with anxiety. She wants people to remove the stigma around mental health and come out and talk about it.(Instagram/AnushkaSharma1588)

Anushka Sharma: Wife of famous cricketer Vrat Kohli and new mom, Anushka also went through a phase where she was dealing with anxiety. She wants people to remove the stigma around mental health and come out and talk about it.(Instagram/AnushkaSharma1588)

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Deepika Padukone: The actor is contented with her life now but there was a time when she fought depression and also spoke about it. The video of her breaking down while talking about her journey with depression went viral and everyone lauded the 'Padmaavat' actor for being so honest.(Instagram/deepikapadukone)

Deepika Padukone: The actor is contented with her life now but there was a time when she fought depression and also spoke about it. The video of her breaking down while talking about her journey with depression went viral and everyone lauded the 'Padmaavat' actor for being so honest.(Instagram/deepikapadukone)

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Yo Yo Honey Singh: The rapper, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, admitted how “scary” that phase was in one of his interviews with a media house. It took a toll on his health and he gained a lot of weight during that time.(Instagram/yoyohoneysingh)

Yo Yo Honey Singh: The rapper, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, admitted how “scary” that phase was in one of his interviews with a media house. It took a toll on his health and he gained a lot of weight during that time.(Instagram/yoyohoneysingh)

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Karan Johar: This Bollywood producer-director has been very vocal about mental health. He too had a tough time dealing with anxiety even though he kept himself busy with his hectic work schedule.(Instagram/karanjohar)

Karan Johar: This Bollywood producer-director has been very vocal about mental health. He too had a tough time dealing with anxiety even though he kept himself busy with his hectic work schedule.(Instagram/karanjohar)

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Ileana D’Cruz: The actor talked about dealing with Body Dysmorphia, which is a mental health condition where a person cannot stop thinking about the flaws in their appearance. She did not feel ashamed of talking about it and also won the Woman of Substance award for her campaigning at the 21st World Congress for Mental Health.(Instagram/iliana_official)

Ileana D’Cruz: The actor talked about dealing with Body Dysmorphia, which is a mental health condition where a person cannot stop thinking about the flaws in their appearance. She did not feel ashamed of talking about it and also won the Woman of Substance award for her campaigning at the 21st World Congress for Mental Health.(Instagram/iliana_official)

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