Television star Kapil Sharma has detached regarding his struggle with alcoholism and what helped him ditch the habit. Kapil Sharma was at the Drug-Free India event in Chandigarh on February 18 where he spoke regarding his own experiences.
“Kapil spoke regarding however he was consumed by the bottle. He recalled seeing his mother break down. That’s when he decided to kick the habit,” a source told DNA. Kapil Sharma was out of work for nearly a year when his show, The Kapil Sharma Show, was cancelled in Sep 2017 when he reportedly didn't show up for shoots.
It was later reported that he was in rehab (an ashram) for a while, recovering from a health problem. Media reports suggested that Kapil was fighting alcoholism. Kapil was even reported to have physically assaulted his co-star from the show, Sunil Grover on a flight in a drunken state. Their clash made Sunil walk out of the show and other actors followed him too. The show’s TRPs took a nosedive in Sunil’s absence.
Also present at the event was actor Sanjay Dutt, whose ordeals with drug addiction were chronicled in his recent biopic, Sanju. . “I appeal to everybody to join this important movement and save the future of our youth,” he said at the event.
Kapil also shared footage from the event. “Thank u Chandigarh for the overwhelming support for #DrugFreeIndia don’t stop until its finished,” he captioned the pictures. Kapil is presently seen on Sony with a brand new season of his show The Kapil Sharma Show. It began airing late last year.
Kapil Sharma has said that whereas he’s with the government on the issue of the terrorist act once Pulwama attack, the move to remove Navjot Singh Sidhu from his show isn’t correct. He conjointly added that Archana Puran Singh had to step in as Sidhu was trapped along with his commitments.
Speaking at an anti-drug event in Chandigarh, Kapil Sharma said there was a requirement to search out an answer to the problem of terrorism so that attacks like Pulwama don’t happen but such quite info (to remove Sidhu) isn’t right.
The media quoted him as saying: “Abhi Navjot Singh Sidhu ke kuch aur commitment hain isliye humare saath Archana Puran Singh shoot kar rahe hain. Maujuda waqt mein Sidhu humaare sath nahi hain. (Because of some prior commitments of Sidhu, currently Archana is shooting with us.)