MUMBAI: Leading Hindi film actress Deepika Padukone, who suffered anxiety and depression in the past, launched her first lecture series on mental health here on Sunday. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Padma Shri awardee Siddhartha Mukherjee delivered the first lecture in the series. Deepika’s sister, professional golfer Anisha Padukone was also a part of the event. Deepika, who is the founder of Live Love Laugh Foundation, thanked the media fraternity for their role in starting the “conversation about mental health.” Further talking about her latest initiative of commencing a “lecture series” on mental health, the actress explained that the lecture series is to invite people from different profession from various parts of the world. Most importantly the people who are passionate about mental health and have us to talk about their journey and experience.