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‘Depression is not the same as sadness,’ says Deepika as she advocates Mental Health!

Deepika Padukone advocates Mental health awareness; says, ‘Depression is not the same as sadness’. Previously, she also received the World Economic Forum's prestigious 26th Annual Crystal Award for her extraordinary contribution towards the cause of mental health...

2020-06-19T09:24:00Z

Courtesy : Deccan Herald

Deepika Padukone is the leading personality for global cinema and a strong advocate of mental health awareness. The actress has also received the World Economic Forum's prestigious 26th Annual Crystal Award for her extraordinary contribution towards the cause of mental health.

With the untimely death of Sushant Singh Rajput, once again there seems to be an uproar to create awareness about depression and one can combat this situation. Now, in a recent post Deepika talked about depression and urged people to not treat it the same as sadness. 

Taking to Twitter handle, Deepika shared photos that read, “Repeat After Me. Depression is not the same as sadness.” Another photo that Deepika shared read, “Repeat After Me. Depression is not the same as feeling sad.”

Currently, the Chhapaak actress has been posting daily on social media to reduce the stigma around mental health and today, once again, Deepika has urged everyone to not think of depression in the same way of feeling sad. 

She has been among the few stars in Bollywood who opened up about her struggle with mental health back in the days.


Sushant Singh Rajput’s sad demise urged her towards stressing the importance of reaching out to people in case one is feeling depressed.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Deepika will be seen next in Shakun Batra’s untitled film starring Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi. The film is produced by Karan Johar and slated to release on February 12, 2021.

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