World Mental Health Day 2019: Alia Bhatt praises sister Shaheen for battling anxiety & starting an initiative

Alia Bhatt pens an emotional message for sister Shaheen Bhatt on World Mental Health Day. She also supports her sister for the new initiative that Shaheen has undertaken.
World Mental Health Day 2019: Alia Bhatt praises sister Shaheen for battling anxiety & starting an initiativeWorld Mental Health Day 2019: Alia Bhatt praises sister Shaheen for battling anxiety & starting an initiative
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10th of October is celebrated as World Mental Health Day. The main objective behind this day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilise its efforts in support of mental health. It provides an opportunity for all working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people out there. On World Mental Health Day, Alia Bhatt took to social media to write an emotional post for her sister Shaheen Bhatt.

Alia posted on Instagram and captioned the post as, "I am so so proud of you @shaheenb And of @herecomesthesunofficial. You have taken something so personal and made it a symbol of strength and empathy. No one needs to be alone as they struggle with mental health, battling their own fears and anxiety. Sometimes all you need to know that you're not alone!!! I'm here a 100%.. to start the conversation, to raise awareness and to join you on this journey, EVERY step of the way @herecomesthesunofficial #WorldMentalHealthDay."

Alia's sister Shaheen had survived depression last year and she wrote a book - I've Never Been (Un)Happier. This year, her sister has launched another initiative to help spread awareness about mental health. Shaheen opened up about her mental illness and spoke about her feelings and her struggle against depression.

On the work front Alia will be seen in Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan and Sadak 2 with Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt. This will be the first time she will be working with her sister Pooja and father Mahesh Bhatt, who will be directing Sadak 2.

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