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Deepika Padukone Talks About Depression, Says “I Was Suicidal At Times”

Deepika Padukone talks about having suicidal thoughts during her depression, and says, "I would just sleep because sleep was an escape. I was suicidal at times."

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone was recently spotted at an event in Mumbai in a sheer black classy saree as she shared a talk about her depression. Talking about having suicidal thoughts during her depression she says, ” I wouldn’t want to wake up, I would just sleep because sleep was an escape. I was suicidal at times.”

Deepika Padukone Opens Up About Having Suicidal Thoughts

Recently during an event in Mumbai, Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone opened up about having suicidal thoughts during her depression and said, Talking about what she went through while suffering from depression, Deepika said, “I would break down for no apparent reason. There were days when I wouldn’t want to wake up, I would just sleep because sleep was an escape. I was suicidal at times.”

While talking about acting brave in front of her parents the actress said, “My parents live in Bangalore so every time they visited me, even now when they visit me, I always put on a brave front that everything’s okay. You always want to show your parents that you are fine.”

Gehraiyaan actress Deepika Padukone was earlier diagnosed with depression in 2014. The actor shared that she found it difficult to articulate the feeling of “emptiness and directionless”. She earlier said, “It basically started in February 2014. I remember waking up one morning with this strange feeling in my stomach and it’s a feeling I don’t remember having ever felt before. For days after that, I felt empty, and directionless and it just felt life had no meaning or purpose. I couldn’t feel anything physically or emotionally. I just felt this void and it’s difficult to articulate to someone who hasn’t experienced it.”

The Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is the founder of the Live Love Laugh Foundation, which creates awareness about mental health, especially depression. While on the work front, Deepika was last in her film ‘Gehraiyaan’. The actress has a number of upcoming projects including Sidharth Anand’s Pathaan with Shah Rukh Khan and John Abraham, Fighter with Hrithik Roshan, and Project K with Prabhas and Amitabh Bachchan.

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