Depression is probably one of the most dangerous and silent illnesses that people face today. It’s not a bad mood or a bad day, it’s a feeling of emptiness and it needs to be recognized and addressed. In India, it is still unfortunately not taken seriously. But we are glad that people have finally started coming out to talk about the issue and B-Town celebs are seen on the forefront of this discussion. While Deepika Padukone paved the way to start talking about depression, Anupam Kher is the latest celebrity to join the cause and raise awareness about it. The veteran actor released a powerful video speaking about the mental health issue and encouraging people to overcome depression. Through the video, he urges people to come out and speak about it rather than bottle up feelings and pretend to be happy from the outside.
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What Mr.Kher said.
Talking about the issue, he said,
There is still a taboo associated with Depression. People shy away from coming out in the open and discussing it. This affects, not just the victim, but their near and dear ones too.
He hopes to encourage people to enjoy their life to the fullest.
A day before my father passed away, he gave me the message of living life to the fullest and that’s what I hope to encourage people to do.
People need to understand and treat depression like any other illness, it is not to be taken lightly. We hope with help from B-Town celebrities like Anupam sir, more and more people step forward to seek help if they need to.