Alcoholic heroines of Bollywood

  • Sushmita Sen
    Sushmita Sen is no stranger to controversy. Rumours were abuzz about her alcohol addiction, gambling and nervous breakdowns, all of which the diva denied.

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  • Konkona Sen Sharma
    Although not a chronic alcoholic, Konkona Sen-Sharma bid adieu to smoking and alcohol in 2010.

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  • Manisha Koirala
    Manisha Koirala has come clean after battling cancer successfully. The actor once adopted the bottle to cope with a struggling love life and a dwindling career.

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  • Jaya Bachchan
    If rumours are to be believed, our very own 'Guddi' is an alcoholic. However, nothing has been spoken about it publicly, ever.

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  • Silk Smitha
    When Silk Smitha's popularity came to a still, the actor found it difficult to cope with her sudden downfall. Moreover, disillusionment in love forced her to take solace in the bottle.

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  • Rakhee Gulzar
    Rakhee also battled alcoholism for quite a while. The actor was heartbroken when ironically both her ex-husbands cheated on her with Meena Kumari. This led her to drink a lot.

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  • Dealing with sudden success and fame, Bollywood divas before they know it, are on the fast lane to alcohol addiction. Let's take a look at the ones who battled stardom the wrong way.
    Meena Kumari
    The 'Tragedy Queen' of Bollywood died when she was just 39 due to excessive consumption of alcohol, aggravating her liver cirrhosis and deteriorating health.

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