Prateik Babbar Opens Up About Battling With Drug Addiction

Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar who was missing from the limelight ever since his movie “Issaq” in 2013 has opened up about his battle with drug addiction and decided to come clean about his addiction as he wanted his fans to be aware of the dark truth of his life. Recently Prateik spoke about his battle with addiction to IANS, he said “There was a part of my life that people didn't know about. All these years, people, fans and admirers saw me in a certain way as a good actor, a happy guy. But that wasn't the case. I wasn't happy, I wasn't being good to myself. I was a heavy addict. It was a huge problem”.

According to, Prateik said “guilt of being an addict yet having unconditional love from people with all aspirations and hope from him was killing him”, further he added saying “I wanted the fans and admirers to know that side of my life. I didn't want them to have any false impression and that is why I wanted people to know about the downfall of my life. I wanted to tell them this happened to me and I am not perfect”.

The actor has also confessed that he is trying to overcome his battle with addiction by talking to people and discovering himself, he said “But I have found my peace with it. I have fought back the evils. I have come to terms with all the complications of my life. It will be difficult to revisit the moments but I think it will also give a sense of relief that I have come out of it, and that I have come out as winner”. Prateik is planning to write a book about his struggle with drugs.        -Akhila Kakarala  and Pic courtesy: