Deepika Padukone meets Kendall Jenner at a mental health fundraiser in NYC

Deepika Padukone who was recently seen attending the fundraising dinner for the Youth Anxiety Center in NYC bumped into model Kendall Jenner and two were all smiles as they posed together

Deepika Padukone meets Kendall Jenner at a mental health fundraiser in NYC Deepika Padukone meets Kendall Jenner at a mental health fundraiser in NYC Source : Press

Deepika Padukone was recently snapped in New York as she attended the Anxiety Youth Center Dinner held by the New York Presbyterian Hospital. The actress not only attended the event with other Hollywood celebs but also spoke about mental health. She also meets model Kendall Jenner and took to her Instagram to share a picture with her along with a special message. The two were seen flashing the widest smiles and Deepika also wrote, "I had the pleasure of meeting this beautiful soul ... I wish you all the joy in the world and peace of mind ... always! @kendalljenner."

Deepika for the event looked gorgeous dressed in a stunning fringed Alberta Ferretti pantsuit and accessorised it with some stunning dangling earrings. While Kendall looked beyond adorable in an orange bodycon dress. The two were also see swapping stories about life in the public eye before dinner. Deepika also shared a black and white pic herself and captioned it as "Mental illness has presented society with a very tough challenge... But my experience with the illness has taught me so much to be patient for one...but most importantly that there is ‘Hope'! @tlllfoundation #youthanxietycentre."

Talking about her experience with depression, Deepika at the event said, "That was the hardest part. to put on a front every single day like everything is okay in your life when actually that's far from reality. You're smiling and bringing joy into other people's lives when you have none." She also spoke about her history with clinical depression. And now that she found her balance, she also launched Live Laugh Love, an India-based non-profit creating awareness, which encourages research around mental illnesses.

On the work front, Deepika has just finished Meghna Gulzar's Chhapaak, which is set to release next year. She will also be seen playing the role of Kapil Dev's wife Romi Dev in the film Kabir Khan's ‘83, opposite Ranveer Singh.