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What makes people tick? What are the stories they carry with them? In a world of shouting heads, veteran journalist, radio commentator and novelist Sandip Roy sits down to have real conversations about the fascinating world around us and the people who shape it. Catch these engaging interviews every other Sunday

Episode 61 October 18, 2020

The untold story of the unraveling of Parveen Babi’s mind, with Karishma Upadhyay

This year in India, the world mental health day felt especially urgent in the wake of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death and the media coverage that followed it, which revealed that we still don’t have a handle on how to cover mental health with sensitivity in the country. But decades ago, long before Rajput, another Bollywood star struggled with her mental health, and often spoke about it in interviews. Sandip speaks to Karishma Upadhyay about her new book on Parveen Babi, the glamorous star whose life was turned upside down by her mental health struggles, and discusses how far we’ve come, or not come, since then.


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The untold story of the unraveling of Parveen Babi’s mind, with Karishma UpadhyayThis year in India, the world mental health day felt especially urgent in the wake of Sushant Singh Rajput's death and the media coverage that followed it, which revealed that we still don't have a handle on how to cover mental health with sensitivity in the country. But decades ago, long before Rajput, another Bollywood star struggled with her mental health, and often spoke about it in interviews. Sandip speaks to Karishma Upadhyay about her new book on Parveen Babi, the glamorous star whose life was turned upside down by her mental health struggles, and discusses how far we've come, or not come, since then. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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