It is often said, that “everything that glitters is not gold”. This statement is absolutely true in the case of Bollywood. We all often admire the luxurious lives of Bollywood celebrities and wish to lead one too at times. However, what comes attached along with money and popularity is the devastating hardships and depression in one’s own personal life. Our topic for today is to discuss the top 5 cases of drug abuse among Bollywood celebrities.
Top 5 cases of drug abuse in Bollywood
1. Sanjay Dutt
The first on our list of top 10 drug abuse cases in Bollywood is that of the very popular actor Sanjay Dutt. His addiction to alcohol and drugs cost him literally his career and health at the same time. The sources reveal that the star was in deep love with Tina Munim, who eventually left him because of his addiction. In an interview, Sanjay Dutt himself confessed that he was addicted to drugs and alcohol for 9 long years.
2. Yo-Yo Honey Singh
The very famous and loved self-made rapping star, Yo Yo Honey Singh was also in the clutches of drugs and alcohol addiction. However, his fight against the same in the rehabilitation center is the example of bravery, courage, and determination. There is a very low point in his career when he even went away from the sight of media, but later returned clean of addiction.
3. Meena Kumari
Meena Kumari is still popularly known as the tragedy queen of the Bollywood industry. The role for which she became very famous was that of an alcohol-addicted wife in the movie Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam (1962). However, after some difficulties in her marriage leading to divorce, she became an alcoholic. Meena Kumari died at the young age of 40 due to lung issues because of the high consumption of alcohol.
4. Fardeen Khan
Not many people still recognize the not so famous actor Fardeen Khan. In his initial years of career in Bollywood, he worked in some of the best movies. Later, he fell into the trap of addiction to drugs. An FIR was also filed against him for buying cocaine. However, when he served a letter to the court, his application was accepted. Fardeen Khan’s case is still known as one of the top 5 cases of drug abuse.
5. Ranbir Kapoor
The next Bollywood actor on our list of 5 drug abuse cases is Ranbir Kapoor. Yes, the charming face of Bollywood, has also been to the lane of drug and alcohol addiction. The star revealed that he has tried pot frequently during his days in film school. Even during the movie, Rockstar he tried the same to get into the role better.