Deepika launches 'frontline assist' to provide mental health support

This initiative will go to NGO Sangath’s dedicated COVID well-being centre.

Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone launched an initiative on Wednesday focusing on to provide help to frontline workers in overcoming mental health issues during the pandemic.

 

The actress, who too battled with depression and overcome after a long time, said that this initiative from the ‘Deepika Padukone Closet’ will go to NGO Sangath’s dedicated COVID well-being centre.

 

"Frontline workers have been the backbone of our country as we weather this pandemic."

 

"Having had a lived experience with mental illness, I understand the importance of emotional wellbeing, and as a mental health foundation, we are grateful to be able to contribute to the mental health of our country's frontline workers with 'Frontline Assist’," Deepika wrote in an Instagram post.

 

On the professional front, the actress will be seen with Hrithik Roshan in "Fighter"; Shah Rukh Khan’s next film, reportedly titled "Pathan"; Shakun Batra-directed drama; and the remake of Hollywood film "Intern".

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