Bigg Boss OTT 2’s Jiya Shankar opens up on mental health struggles post mother's recovery; says, ‘This shall too pass’

Bigg Boss OTT 2 contestant Jiya Shankar took to social media to share insights about her mental health struggles post her mother’s recovery. Read on!

Published on Apr 16, 2024  |  09:42 PM IST |  49.5K
Image: Jiya Shankar Instagram handle
Image: Jiya Shankar Instagram handle

Jiya Shankar is one of the popular contestants of Bigg Boss OTT 2. The actress often shares her personal and professional life updates on social media. Now, the actress has shared her ongoing battle with mental breakdowns amidst a challenging period. 

Last week, the actress updated her fans on her mother's health, revealing she had been hospitalized due to illness. She joyfully announced her mother's recovery and expressed gratitude to her supporters on April 11. 

Jiya Shankar’s emotional struggle

Taking it to Twitter, Jiya Shankar expressed her struggles and resilience. The Bigg Boss OTT contestant wrote, “Don't even remember in these last few days how many mental breakdowns I’ve had and gone back to normal like nothing happened. #thistooshallpass.”

Jiya Shankar’s previous post

Just 3 days ago, in a different tweet, Jiya Shankar wrote, “Hi fam hope y’all are doing well. Today is the day my mom’s finally recovering and feeling better and I can’t thank every single one of you enough to have kept her in your prayers. For all the tweets, texts and calls I've received, thank you from the bottom of my heart. Realizing there's nothing above health and believing prayers can do wonders always. Forever in debt and always here for everyone who stood by us in this tough time. Har Har Mahadev.”



Fans overflowing support for Jiya Shankar

Fans flooded the comment section, extending their support to Jiya. One user wrote, “Jiya, sending you lots of love and strength. It's okay to have those tough moments what matters is how you bounce back. You're strong, and tomorrow is a new day.”

Another user commented, “May God give you and Aunty much needed strength Jiya! One's parents/mum is most  precious, nobody can take their sure it has not been easy.. prayers and only prayers for u n family! God is kind, am sure, this too shall pass.” 

About Jiya Shankar

Jiya Shankar has been a part of various television shows such as Laal Ishq, Kaatelal & Sons, and Pishachini, among others. She exited the Bigg Boss OTT 2 house a week before the finale. Following her appearance on the reality show, she featured alongside Abhishek Malhan in the music video Judaiyaan. Not confined to television, Jiya has also played a parallel lead role in the successful Marathi film Ved.

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