Pawan Kalyan Recounts Dealing With Depression, Says, At 17, I Remember Planning To Take My Own Life

Pawan Kalyan remembered going through a period of depression. He claimed that he had intended to take my own life as a teenager.

By Xappie Desk, February 08, 2023 18:51 IST

Actor Pawan Kalyan recently set aside time to film for the well-liked Unstoppable discussion show in Telugu. Currently, in its second season, the show is hosted by actor Nandamuri Balakrishna. In the opening segment of the conversation, Pawan Kalyan discussed his experience with depression. He revealed that as a young adult, he considered 'taking his own life.'
Through this show, which has already featured several Telugu film industry stars, Pawan made his television debut. On February 10 Aha, part 2 of Pawan's conversation with Balakrishna will air.
Pawan was mentioned by India Today as discussing his battle with depression. “My struggles with depression were overwhelming, but I fought through it. I have asthma and felt isolated due to frequent hospitalization. Therefore, I’m not much of a social person.'
“At the age of 17, the pressure of exams only added to my depression. I remember planning to take my own life by using the licensed revolver of my eldest brother (Chiranjeevi Konidela) when he was not at home', he continued. In order to become a better person, Pawan admitted that he started reading, practicing martial arts, and listening to Carnatic music.
Pawan last appeared in the Rana Daggubati-led film Bheemla Nayak. The film was directed by Saagar K. Chandra. It centers on two guys who get into a fight over an incident and let their egos lead them on a crazy ride. A police sergeant and a suspended army havildar.
The Malayalam film Ayyappanum Koshiyum's official remake is titled Bheemla Nayak. It tells the tale of its titular characters engaged in a power struggle. The role of Ayyappan Nair, a police officer with a spotless record, was played by Biju Menon. Prithviraj was compared to a 16-year veteran army havildar named Koshy Kurian.

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