We all look upon Bollywood actresses for their lavish lifestyle, designer clothes, sexy figures and what not. But being an actress is not that easy. They have to make many dirty compromises to get success in their career. Not only this, they often face violence in their married life and even get cheated on by their partners. While some learn to conciliate with their life, some find solace in alcohol and drugs. There have been many actresses in Bollywood who are highly addicted to alcohol and have been seen getting drunk in public many times.
1. Jaya Bachchan
There are rumours that Bollywood’s very own ‘Guddi’ is an alcoholic. However, she has never admitted of her alleged drinking habits.
2. Sushmita Sen
The beauty queen of Bollywood is believed to be addicted to alcohol, smoking and gambling. She has been caught drinking and smoking in public many times. The reason behind her alcohol addiction is believed to be her failed relationships.
3. Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala is one of the most successful actresses of her time who got cancer due to her drinking and smoking habits. She got addicted to smoking and drinking after she faced trouble in her married life.
4. Konkona Sen Sharma
Konkona Sen Sharma once used to be a heavy smoker and alcoholic. She was caught drinking and smoking during shoots many times. She bid adieu to smoking and alcohol in the year 2010.
5. Parveen Babi
Parveen Babi was one of the sexiest and successful actresses of her time who succumbed to death due to her addiction to smoking, drinking and drugs. She even went to rehab to get over her addiction.
6. Rakhee Gulzar
Bollywood’s favourite ‘Maa’, Rakhee once battled alcoholism for quite a while. She was heartbroken when both her ex-husbands cheated on her with Meena Kumari and she found comfort in alcohol. She battled cancer due to her alcohol addiction.
7. Meena Kumari
Known as the ‘tragedy queen of Bollywood’ Meena Kumari was highly appreciated for playing the depressed alcoholic wife in the film Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962). But she later turned to a real depressed alcoholic wife after her divorce. She died at the age of 40 due to liver cirrhosis.
8. Ameesha Patel
Although she has never admitted it in public, Ameesha Patel was once caught drinking one after one glass of wine. She looked so drunk after that and was not even in her senses.
9. Sonam Kapoor
The fashionista of Bollywood was seen enjoying a private party and got so much drunk and later her friends leaked some images on the social media.
10. Vidhya Balan
Vidhya Balan portrayed the role of South actress Silk Smitha who died of her alcohol addiction and depression, is actually an alcoholic in her real life.