Bollywood Movies Which Raised The Issue Of Mental Health In Hindi

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Mental health is often talked about in the world. How gradually every person becomes a victim of mental illnesses by getting trapped in the clutches of loneliness and depression. Despite efforts to create awareness about mental health, people are afraid to talk about such issues. People often try to hide such problems.

In such a situation, films work to make people aware by raising these subjects. In today’s article, we will tell you about such films which highlight the issue of mental illness in the society.

So much so that these movies make you talk about the sufferings of people who face mental problems. Playing a mentally disabled character becomes very challenging for the actors, so it is very difficult to give 100% in such a role.

Taare Zameen Par –

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You must have seen the 2007 film “Taare Zameen Par”. This film was made under the direction of Aamir Khan, the main lead in the film was Darsheel Safary who played the character of a mentally disabled child.

The film depicts how an 8-year-old child, Ishaan Awasthi, falls victim to a mental illness. Instead of understanding his illness, people put pressure on him to get better, under what circumstances Ishaan goes through such a situation.

The film is dedicated to mentally disabled children. This movie tells that every child is special and should be treated as such.


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In Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine, Kareena Kapoor plays the character of a mental patient. In the film, Kareena is an actress who has bipolar disorder. Although more focus of the movie was given to the life of the actor rather than illness, yet this film still shows the mental condition of those stars who have depression and mental stress even after having everything.

Barfi –


The super hit film Barfi, which came in 2012, was highly appreciated. In the film, Priyanka Chopra played the character of a girl who is a victim of autism in the film. The film depicts the condition of mental patients and the problems faced by them. In children who suffer from this type of disease, the symptoms of the disease start appearing in the early years itself.

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15 Park Avenue –

The 2006 film Park Avenue was an English film. The film was directed by Aparna Sen, besides Shabana Azmi, Konkona Sen Sharma and Rahul Bose in the main leads of the film. In this film, Konkona played the character of a mentally ill girl.

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My name is Khan-

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Shahrukh and Kajol starrer film My Name is Khan was very much liked. In the film, Shahrukh played the role of a man who suffers from Asperger syndrome. In which people have a lot of trouble in social interaction. The patient repeats the same thing several times.

In this film, Shahrukh worked very hard to play the character of a mental patient. There are many scenes of Shahrukh in the film which bring tears to people’s eyes.

Dear Zindagi-

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Alia Bhatt starrer film Dear Zindagi is a film related to today’s generation. Alia suffers from anxiety and disorder in the film. During which he has to face many problems. The film shows how people are becoming lonely even in the crowd. In such a situation, it is very important for a person to understand himself. The film talks openly on an issue like Anger Depression Anxiety. Shahrukh’s role is also seen in the film, in which he is seen in the role of a doctor.

All these films make us aware of mental health, so that we can talk openly about these issues around us. If you liked this article of ours, then like and share it. Also, stay connected with Harzindagi for such information.

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