Mrunal Thakur is one of the most loved actors in the industry. The actress, who keeps winning hearts all the time, recently opened up about her struggles in her teenage years and how she overcame suicidal thoughts during her college years. She admitted that on those days when she travelled by local train, she often considered jumping off.
Speaking to Ranveer Allahbadia, she said, "I used to travel by local trains. I used to stand at the door and sometimes, I would feel like jumping off."
The actress shared that between the ages of 15 and 20, when students are still figuring out who they are, they may face a variety of challenges that couple lead to suicide ideas. Talking about her journey, Mrunal said that her parents wanted her to become a dentist but she convince them to allow her to pursue a degree in Mass Communication. She added that when the course was not what she had anticipated it to be, she felt lost. ALSO READ:Mrunal Thakur Opens Up About Being 'Treated In A Certain Way' During Her Initial Days In Bollywood; 'I Reached Home, I Was Crying'
She further admitted that staying in Mumbai added to her struggles, but she has confidence in her talent. "I thought I would be married off at 23 and have kids, and that is exactly what I did not want," she admitted.
The actress also said that she wanted to try something new and that she would go to auditions.
On the work front, Mrunal is awaiting the release of Jersey. The movie also starring Shahid Kapoor was slated to be released in December, but due to rise in COVID-19 cases, it has been pushed ahead.
A statement shared by the film's team about the postponement read, "In view of the current circumstances and new covid guidelines we have decided to postpone the theatrical release of our film Jersey. We have received immense love from you all so far and want to thank you all for everything. Until then everyone please stay safe and healthy, and wishing you all the best for the new year ahead!! Team Jersey!!"