Deepika Padukone writes letter on her battle with depression: You're not alone, help's always available
Deepika Padukone has always been open about her battle with depression and encouraged people to talk about their mental health issues. The actress has now written an open letter, addressing her struggle with depression for Elle India's 22nd anniversary edition. The letter was written just days before her marriage to actor Ranveer Singh.
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A few days before her wedding @deepikapadukone wrote a letter addressing her struggle with anxiety and depression, for our 22nd Anniversary Issue. By publicly talking about her own battles, she empowered many to reach out and seek help. Her letter is full of empathy and kindness, a reminder that (in the words of Stephen Fry) “it will be sunny one day”. Swipe through to read the full letter. . Link in bio. @tlllfoundation . 📷: @errikosandreouphoto . #deepikapadukone #mentalhealthawareness #ELLEvate #BeMoreELLE #ELLEDecember #anniversaryissue
The letter was shared by the magazine on its Instagram handle.
In the letter, Padukone speaks about her initial struggles when she was diagnosed with anxiety and clinical depression, her foundation Live, Love, Laugh, and the importance of having each other's backs in times of loneliness and darkness.
Updated Date: Dec 22, 2018 13:35:03 IST
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