Deepika Padukone: Feeling depressed is not the same as feeling sad
Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely death by suicide has led to several conversations about mental health and depression. Deepika Padukone, who has battled depression, has been sharing a series of notes on social media. While earlier she shared, “Repeat after me: Depression is an illness ‘like any other illness.-DP”, this time the actress posted the depression is not the same as sadness. “Feeling depressed is not the same as feeling sad,” Deepika posted on Twitter.
Sushant Singh Rajput was reportedly undergoing treatment for depression. According to Times Now, Sushant’s sister and his manager had informed the Mumbai Police that the actor was battling depression and Mumbai police had reportedly stated that Sushant had stopped taking his medicines. Sushant’s father had reportedly said that the actor often felt low but he wasn’t aware that his son was in depression and was being treated for the same.
The police has been probing Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise and have recorded the statement of his family, friends, his doctor, manager and house help. Yesterday Sushant Singh Rajput’s alleged girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty was also snapped at the police station where she recorded her statement.