Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt are the daughters of Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan. Recently, Alia Bhatt’s sister, Shaheen opened up about her struggles with depression in a write-up published in a fashion magazine. She spoke her heart out in the article without any hesitation, in the light of two eminent personalities, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain’s recent suicide.
Alia Bhatt lauded her sister for doing so. She took to Twitter to praise her sibling for speaking her heart out. She wrote, “”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 (sic).” Shaheen revealed her struggles with depression, in the write up. She wrote, “It is a lousy hamburger that can instantly rob you of the will to live (sic),” she said, adding, “I’ve lived with depression since I was 12 years old and since then I’ve been suicidal on more than one occasion (sic).”
Meanwhile, on the professional front, Alia Bhatt is still basking in the glory of the success of her last film, Raazi that was directed by Meghna Gulzar and starred Vicky Kaushal. It released on May 11. The film went on to cross Rs 100 crore. She is currently dividing her time shooting for both Kalank and Brahmastra. On the personal front, she is dating her Brahmastra co-star, Ranbir Kapoor. The two are making a lot of headlines latedly because of their relationship.