Actor Kangana Ranaut is currently in self-quarantine amid nationwide lockdown for 21 days. She is spending her time at home and keeps encouraging fans to spend this time productively. Now, her team has shared a video wishing fans Ram Navami and revealed that when she was 19-years-old, she was shooting for her debut film ‘Who Lamhe’ and her character was supposed to smoke a lot as it was traumatised and a smoker. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Donates Rs 25 Lakhs to PM's Care Fund
She further stated that whenever she was given cigarette on the sets of the film, she was warned to be careful so that she doesn’t get addicted to smoking and she felt that it is such a bad thing, how can anybody get addicted to it. After 6-7 months of shooting, when her smoker friends used to smoke, she started asking them for cigarette and slowly and steadily she started keeping the packets and in no time, she became a chain smoker and used to smoke 10-12 cigarettes per day. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Reveals She Became a Drug Addict at 15, Asks All to Work on Themselves During This Quarantine Period
She also says that she was so addicted to smoking that she used to jump out of the windows of her home, plan and plot of how to get out of the house as she couldn’t smoke in front of her parents. She then felt like being a slave to this addiction. She then took control of her state of mind and quit smoking. She says that with time she left smoking and her smoker friends. She even left toxic relationships that came in her life and now she controls her life completely. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Hints at Spread of Coronavirus Being a 'Potential Bio War' to Destroy Economies, Read on
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Earlier, she shared a video where she revealed about being a drug addict at the beginning of her career after she ran from home to become an actor. Kangana said, “This time is not bad time, do not think of it like that. Bad times are actually good times. Friends, I was 15 or 16 when I ran away from my house, and I used to feel like I could grab the stars with my hands. After I left my house, I was a film star and a drug addict within 1.5 – 2 years of it.”
Meanwhile, on the work front, she will be next seen in Thalaivi, which is based on former Chief Minister of Tamiil Nadu, Jayalalithaa. Directed by AL Vijay, Thalaivi is slated to hit the screens on February 20, next year. The film is being made on a grand budget and trails Amma’s life from the age of 16 to her filmy career, her political rise, illness and death.