Some incidents leave us scarred for life. Due to these incidents, one develops a fear towards a particular object or thing. Sometimes this fear makes a constant abode in his mind and scares the person more than even death. A thing that causes a characteristic or leaves a person anxious for no apparent reason is a phobia. Acrophobia – The fear of heights is one of those phobias that many are aware of. In Bollywood too, there are actors who have phobias. And, there is a list of Bollywood actors with phobias that scare them.
From Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif to many others, discover the Bollywood actors whose phobias scare them to another level.
Shah Rukh Khan – Equinophobia, fear of horses
If one could notice it, after Karan Arjun, King Khan did not appear in any film with a horse. You won’t see him riding a horse in any of his films. Shah Rukh injured himself during a stunt in Karan Arjun, which caused him to have a phobia of horses.
Salman Khan- Cleithrophobia, fear of being trapped
The actor of Antim: the ultimate truth had developed this phobia at a very young age. Cleithrophobia is a common phobia that means the fear of being trapped and losing one’s senses without being able to escape.
Katrina Kaif – Lycopersicoaphobia, fear of tomatoes
The Tiger 3 actress is extremely afraid of tomatoes. Apparently, Katrina rejected a tomato ketchup brand endorsement deal. Her scene in the film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, where she attends the Tomatina festival, filming was a task for her.
Vicky Kaushal – Aquaphobia, fear of drowning
The Bhoot movie saw Vicky perform drowning sequences. The actor looked scared during the scene. He wasn’t acting but was afraid of drowning, for real!
Ranbir Kapoor – Katsaridaphobia, fear of cockroaches
The Brahmastra actor has even been known to run away from a spot after spotting a cockroach near him. He has an extreme fear of cockroaches.
Sonam Kapoor – Cleithrophobia, fear of being trapped
Besides cleithrophobia, the actress also suffers from claustrophobia, which is the fear of enclosed spaces. She has a mix of both.
Abhishek Bachchan – Fructophobia, fear of fruits
It’s rather bizarre, but, you read correctly! Yes, Abhishek is afraid of fruits and it is a phobia. Jr Bachchan has apparently never eaten fruit in his entire life and also hates the sight of them.
Deepika Padukone – Ophidiophobia, fear of snakes
The Gehraiyaan actress is petrified of the reptile. According to reports, Padukone makes sure that no scene in the film involves snakes when reading the script.
Arjun Kapoor – Aanemistiraphobia, fear of ceiling fans
Sandeep Aur actor Pinky Faraar apparently doesn’t have a ceiling fan in his house. He also refuses to stay in a room with a fan.
Alia Bhatt – Nyctophobia, fear of darkness
While many are afraid of the dark, Gangubai actor Kathiawadi’s fear has turned into a phobia. Bhatt is known for keeping her lights dim and her window curtains open while she goes to bed.
Read also: 7 Bollywood movies that dealt with infidelity before Gehraiyaan