Hrithik Roshan recently praised Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone because she had the courage to talk about her depression despite being a celebrity.
In an interview to a leading news agency, Hrithik Roshan said, ''Being vulnerable makes us humane. It's our vulnerabilities that make us human. I am proud of Deepika Padukone, who so courageously came forth.''
Meanwhile check out some lovely pictures of Hrithik and Deepika together.
Deepika & Hrithik
After Deepika Padukone, it's Hrithik Roshan who accepted that he also fought depression in his life. The actor also praised Deepika for talking about it openly.
Deepika Padukone is the first Indian celebrity who accepted in the media that she has battled depression. Now, Hrithik Roshan has accepted the same.
Hrithik Roshan & Deepika Padukone's Picture
A cute picture of Deepika Padukone posing with Hrithik Roshan for the media. Both the actors have not worked together in any film yet.
Was Hrithik Offered Padmavati?
Many earlier reports said that Hrithik Roshan was approached by Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the role of Deepika Padukone's husband in Padmavati.
Hrithik Rejected Padmavati
Reportedly, Hrithik Roshan rejected the film as he did not want to play a second fiddle to Ranveer Singh in Padmavati.
Rumours About YRF's Film
It was also said that Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan will also work together in YRF's project. But those were also rumours as no official confirmation about the same was ever made.
Deepika With Hrithik's Children
An adorable picture of Deepika Padukone hugging Hrithik Roshan's cute boys Hrehaan Roshan and Hridhaan Roshan. The picture was clicked at IIFA 2016.
Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan can be seen enjoying with Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Nargis Fakhri and Gauri Khan in this lovely picture.
In the same interview Hrithik Roshan talked about depression, ''Mental health is important. We all know that, but when it comes down to talking about matters like depression or OCD or anxiety, I feel people find it difficult to seek help even if it is from a close friend, because of a wrong presumption that it is weakness or the person's fault or that it makes them less in some form. This stigma needs to be destroyed.''
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The famous actor further added, ''I have never suffered clinical depression. But we all know what depression feels like, we all have been there or will experience it at some point in our life. There is no escaping the dark side of life. But I have seen it from extremely close quarters and it pains me to see that people will suffer in silence when there are simple ways to treat it. And help is around. They just need to reach out. It is not their fault.''
''This is a topic where I would invite more people to get involved since it is relevant to each one of us. If by my presence, the message reaches out to a few more people, I will be happy,'' he added.