Here’s How to Keep Linkin Park Singer Chester’s Legacy Alive
Celebrity suicides always shake us up. It’s unsettling to see people who have been a source of happiness take their own lives.
Behind the glam lies the spectre of mental health issues, which too often remain unseen and unheard.
Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington was an entire generation’s voice, silenced by depression. His suicide has struck a conversation around opening up about depression.
At an event organised in Delhi to pay tribute to Chester, Pranaadhika Singh Devburman opened up about how his music kept her alive after everything she went through.
His songs gave voice to teenage angst and helped so many people get through low phases in their lives.
It’s ironic that the man couldn’t get help for his own problems.
“Chester saved so many of us, the least we could do is start talking about what he suffered from,” urges Pranaadhika.
There is a huge stigma attached to mental health in India. It’s still seen as something to be hushed up.
With 300 million people affected, depression is the leading cause of ill health over the world. Let’s talk depression.
Video Editor: Prashant Chauhan
(Photos from the Delhi event supplied by Lensbucks)
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