Bollywood actresses who battled alcohol and drug addiction

The glamour of Bollywood  is attractive and we all wish to lead a luxurious life like celebrities, but at times things that appear attractive from outside are not really the same.  From extra marital affairs to drug abuse many celebrities go through the controversies that make their life hell, so here are some of the harsh realities of famous actresses who ruined their career and life too for drugs

Mamta Kulkarni

This glamorous actress of 90’s  was caught in a drug racket in Kenya with her husband Vicky Goswami. Her husband Vicky Goswami was arrested for illicit drug trafficking in 1997 and was given 25 years imprisonment in Dubai. In an interview she stated that she had not put on makeup for last 12 years and has leaded a yogini life.

Divya Bharti

The bubbly actress of 90’s started drinking at the age of 19 and her addiction for alcohol took her life as she fell down from her 5th story apartment and high quantity of alcohol was found in her body.

Parveen Babi

The queen of old times and had won many hearts by giving many hit films but, her life became tragic after her break up with Mahesh Bhatt. She got addicted to LSD and her addiction for alcohol and drugs not only spoiled her career but took her life too. She was found dead in her apartment in a very bad condition.

Manisha Koirala

She got addicted to alcohol and drugs when she was on the peak of her career. The reason for her addiction was her failed relationship with husband Samrat Dahal.  After her divorce she was also diagnosed with ovarian cancer but she fought successfully with it.

Meena Kumari

Her character as a depressed alcoholic wife in the film Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam (1962) became very famous and was loved by everyone but post divorce she turned that film’s character into her real life. Due to depression she got addicted to alcohol and died at the age of 40 due to liver cirrhosis.