Shaban Azmi, Raveena Tandon and Sonu Nigam Has Come Together For book launch on suicide

By : 03-Jan-2017
Shaban Azmi, Raveena Tandon and Sonu Nigam

Suicides in Bollywood due to depression is not new, and to fight the issue, celebs like Sonu Nigam, Shabana Azmi and Raveena Tandon came together for the book launch.

Dr. Anjali Chhabria, who is renowned psychiatrist for treating many Bollywood celebrities has penned a Book named “Suicide is Not the Answer” The book elucidates readers with letters and write-ups from a lot of celebrities such as Alka Yagnik who has said in the book that, ”it is very lonely at the top”

Shabana Azmi has written the foreword for the book, Raveena Tandon has written about Women and suicide, Shefa Shah has written a poem and Veteran actor Suresh Oberoi has written about Religion and suicide.

Dr.Chhabria reportedly said that, when she started writing the book, she realized that the number of suicides has doubled in the last three years. Dr. Anjali thought of addressing the issue in the book format, that many people ignored. Chhabria continued to say that she cannot reveal the details of the celebrities, who took treatment from her. However, she is very much thankful to the celebrities who’ve come forward to support the book, realizing the seriousness of the issue.

Sonu Nigam also expressed his opinion ”just as we do not clear a particular examination, we don’t move to the next grade, so is the soul not ridden of its unfinished learning, even in the afterlife unless we take charge of settling the accounts here and now we’re alive. This book is that light of hope for the travelers of the dark”

Suicide is one of the primary causes of death in the age group of 15to 35, every year the number of deaths registered in India accounts to 1 lakh figure. Every suicide leaves at least 6 people behind with self-blame and guilt. According to World Health Organization, for every 3 seconds a person tries to kill themselves, somewhere in the world and for every 40 seconds a person succeeds.

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