Shaheen Bhatt, Alia’s sister and Mahesh Bhatt’s little girl, opens up about her deal with with depression and how not talking about it isn’t an option ever again.
Shaheen Bhatt has exposed that she has battled melancholy since she was 12 and has been suicidal more than once.
Alia Bhatt, Mahesh Bhatt’s talented princess is the converse of the town, because of her recent successes at the box office. However, what many have no idea is that his other daughter, Shaheen, has resided with and fought despair for the longest time. Sometimes, one amazing things, if being truly a compassionate sister has helped change Alia into such a fine actor.
But first Shaheen. In the wake of not just one, but two visible suicides in the last couple of days, mental health and depression are issues that cannot be overlooked anymore. Writing in Vogue India, Shaheen has elaborately mentioned her own struggle against depression and what must be done to be together with it.
Shaheen you are brilliant! My sister has battled and lived with depression since she was 12. She speaks her heart out and without any hesitation addresses the giant elephant in the room – Mental health and the LACK of our understanding & acceptance! https://t.co/ih0PmzujYl
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) June 14, 2018
Shaheen Bhatt on the recent suicides: “It could have been me.”
In the wake of the high-profile suicides of chef and anchor Anthony Bourdain and creator Kate Spade, Bhatt discusses her own lifelong battle with unhappiness, and just why “talking about suicide is no…
She commences her piece about how precisely she read the devastating media of Antony Bourdain’s untimely death. She clarifies futher that whenever those tears rolled down her eye, she wasn’t simply mourning for Boundain and fashion designer Kate Spade (who too ended her life, older 55) but Shaheen was crying for herself and exactly how she too had, before, got come within spitting distance of concluding her own life credited to depression. The idea that it could have been her was totally unnerving.
“I was crying because each time I notice of somebody who was unable to go on coping with the darkness within them, I’m reminded of how that could have just as easily been me,” she had written in Vogue India.
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You’re soo beautiful you make me cry! I’ve never ever felt soo much love and happiness just looking at someone.. Technically you’re my sister but you’re much more than that – my parent, best friend, technology advisor, home maker, roomie, fellow weirdo, the reason I love animals soo much! Haha this list can go on and on! I love you soo much you beautiful soul! I’m not as good a writer as you so this post may make no sense ( and I couldn’t ask you to correct it like you always do 😂) hahah.. Happy Happy Birthday Tannaaaaa 💙💙💙
She goes on to include how she had been suicidal on several occasion. “I’ve lived with melancholy since I used to be 12 years old and since then I’ve been suicidal on more than one occasion. I’ve experienced the pure terror of contemplating a life filled with unrelenting anguish, and I am consumed by the terrifying considered having but a single means of escape from a bleak, unbearable future.”
Shaheen continues on to say how she’s lived with despair since she was 12 years old. She says how she has got problems even discussing it for option she would be accused of being too negative and over showing yet not discussing it is not an option today. She talks of how suicide is global issue of alarming sizes and insurance quotes WHO figures.
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Happy Birthday darling Shaheen. My first born and the one who didn’t want to be born. Who clung to life in my womb when the docs thought she wouldn’t make it. And then who cried so angrily when she arrived. Why have you disturbed me you seemed to say. I was just fine ! Well some things haven’t changed have they 😂😂😂. My gorgeous reclusive recliner… I wish you all that the world has to offer and then some. May your words continue to flow … may your heart continue to beat for all the animals and helpless beings… may your life always be filled with love and compassion and happiness. And most of all I wish you good health and peace of mind. May light fill your life and your heart and your soul and forever the darkness dispel. My darling you are special. Wish you an amazing year and a wonderful safe journey through life. Your mama ❤️❤️❤️😘😘😘💕💕💕👯👯👯🍰🍰🍰💪💪💪
Shaheen’s revelation of how dread gripped her when she realised that depressive disorder was getting at not simply 20 and 30 years old, but people in the 60s is informing. She illustrates, presenting an example from Bourdain’s estimates, about how melancholy has no noticeable reason.