- Ileana D'Cruz shared '10 Facts Every Woman Should Know'
- Ileana battled Body Dysmorphic Disorder and depression
- Ileana confessed she has 'suicidal thoughts'
Ileana D'Cruz opened up about her struggle with depression and Body Dysmorphic Disorder in September in a denim brand advertisement. And then, earlier this month, at the 21st World Congress of Mental Health, Ileana revealed in details about how she dealt with the disorder. She confessed to having "suicidal thoughts" at one point of time. "I used to feel low and sad all the time but didn't know I was suffering from depression and Body Dysmorphic Disorder till I got help. At one point, I even had suicidal thoughts and wanted to end things. However, all of it changed when I accepted myself and what I was going through. I think that is the first step towards fighting depression," IANS quoted her as saying. She also said that depression can be dealt with by first accepting and then seeking help.
Ileana D'Cruz is the star of films such as Barfi!, Rustom and Baadhshaho.
(With inputs from IANS)