Deepika Padukone gets TIME 100 Impact Award for contribution to mental health awareness

Deepika Padukone has gone on to add another feather to her already crowded cap. The beauty has now been conferred with the TIME100 Impact Award along with Huda Kattan, Ellie Goulding and

Deepika was diagnosed with depression and not only went on to battle it, but broke all stereotypes by speaking about it and has constantly been advocating the importance of mental health ever since

She also launched the Live Love Laugh foundation that works towards raising awareness and destigmatise mental health struggles.

As per the report, the foundation "offers a free counseling service, a training program for primary care physicians, access to govt-aided schemes and livelihood training to individuals .

Taking to social media on Monday, Deepika shared a snapshot from the feature and captioned it, "Pretty decent start to a Monday morning I would think…#GRATITUDE @time."

In the TIME100 feature, Deepika spoke about her personal experiences have determined her film choices "I had such a deep experience with mental illness. Not talking about it felt dishonest,"

Apart from working towards it, Deepika also openly talks about mental health. The actress says she wants "to live a life as honest and authentically as possible.