Kapil Sharma was going through a rough phase a few years back where he was battling with anxiety and depression after his feud with Sunil Grover went viral. Amidst all this, Shah Rukh Khan helped the comedian and gave him sensible advice and it helped him get back in shape mentally and physically. Scroll down to read more details.
It was at the trailer launch of his film ‘Firangi’ where he revealed that Shahrukh Khan Helped her out and gave her life-changing advice.
Kapil Sharma spoke candidly at the trailer launch of his film and talked about his battle with alcoholism and suicidal thoughts. The comedian was reportedly also going through depression and anxiety. It was then that Shah Rukh Khan asked him to take a break and gather himself amid his feud with Sunil Grover.
Kapil Sharma said, ‘I could not step on the stage to perform and will cancel the shooting. I was suffering from anxiety and drank myself foolishly. I used to stay locked in the office with my pet dog. People stopped coming on the show and I was off the radar.
The comedian continued, “A close friend of mine asked me to shift to his seaside apartment. He thought it would be good for me to change the scene. As soon as I saw the vast expanse of sea from his balcony, I felt like jumping into it. Happened. I was depressed; it felt like the world was firing at me.”
Kapil Sharma then talked about going into depression and said, ‘I used to travel a lot for my films. It used to take around 7-8 hours. And the media used to tell so much about me that I am an alcoholic and all. I’ve never had a PR to control all the image bashing. Then again, Twitter and all that pressure. Now, I’m impulsive – that’s just me. I can’t do anything about it. Whatever I may be, one thing is certain that I am a completely pure hearted soul. All this negative publicity had made me depressed.”
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