Aamir Khan’s daughter Ira Khan reveals she’s been battling depression for more than four years


Ira Khan shared this image. (courtesy: khan.ira)

Strong points

  • Ira Khan posted a video for World Mental Health Day
  • “I decided to take you on a trip,” wrote Ira Khan
  • “Let’s start a conversation,” wrote Ira Khan

New Delhi:

Aamir Khan’s daughter Ira Khan, who made her directorial debut last year, in her latest Instagram entry, revealed that she has been “clinically depressed” for over four years. On World Mental Health Day (October 10), Ira Khan shared a video in which she opened up about her battle for mental health. Ira started the video by saying, “Hi, I’m depressed. It’s been over four years now. I went to a doctor and I’m clinically depressed. I’m doing a lot better now. For over a year now, I wanted to do something for mental health, but I didn’t know what to do. “Ira recalled her personal struggle with depression and added in the video:” I decided to take you on a trip – my trip – and see what happens. I hope we get to know each other and understand mental illness a little better. I’ve thought of so many things to say. What should I say? Why am I do this? “

Ira signed off on the video saying, “Let’s start where I started. What do I have to be depressed about? Who am I to be depressed? I have it all, haven’t I?”

Ira Khan post calls to start a conversation about mental health. She wrote in her caption: “There’s a lot going on, a lot of people have a lot to say. Things are really confusing and stressful and simple and correct but not good and … life together. There is no way to say it. all at once. But I would like to think that I found some things, or at least how to make them a little more understandable. About mental health and mental health issues. So come with me on this journey … in my awkward, quirky, sometimes-baby-voice-y, as-honest-as-I-can-be way … let’s start a conversation. Happy World Mental Health Day . “

Take a look at Ira Khan’s post here:

Ira is the younger of Aamir Khan’s two children with his first wife Reena Dutta. Ira studied music, while her brother Junaid often assists her father in making films. Aamir Khan is now married to filmmaker Kiran Rao and the couple are parents to an eight-year-old son named Azad. Ira made her directorial debut with a theatrical adaptation of Euripides’ Medea.


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