Fear is a strong emotion that makes us feel insecure and unsafe. All of us fear something or the other. And celebrities are not an exception to fear for they’re also only human. It might surprise you that there are some very common things that fear out the biggest celebrities that we know. SO here we have a list of the biggest fears that our favorite celebrities have!


Check out our list of 15 celebrities and their phobias that would just surprise you completely:

1. Alia Bhatt

Alia is a great actress and, in the past, she has well showcased the dark side of human emotions when she acted in the movie Highway but the truth is, Alia, freaks out when it dark and therefore she sleeps with dim lights and the curtains a little open.

Alia Bhatt has Fear of Darkness

2. Deepika Padukone

Snakes are venomous and of course, can kill you. Snakes are known for various attacks and casualties and Deepika is aware of all of that. Deepika has a phobia of snakes.

Deepika Padukone has Fear of Snakes

3. Shah Rukh Khan

Horse Riding is cool but Shah Rukh Khan seems uninterested in doing any such thing because horse riding scares him. So we don’t find him in the movies lingering near any horse.

Shah Rukh Khan Fear of Horse Riding

4. Priyanka Chopra

Just like Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra is also very scared of horses. She abstains from going near any horse and does not shoot scenes where horses are involved.

Priyanka Chopra has Phobia of Horse Riding

5. Sonam Kapoor

Sonam has this weird phobia of elevators. She feels stressed out when in an elevator. She has confessed that she would always take the stairs but if needed to take an elevator, she would totally stuff herself in a corner of the elevator.

Actors phobias - Sonam Kapoor has Fear of Elevators

6. Vidya Balan

Cats are cute, silent and are like balls of fur. Vidya Balan is a great Indian actress and this might sound flabbergasting but she is very scared of cats.

Bollywood phobias - Vidya Balan has Fear of Cats

7. Ranbir Kapoor

A lot of people would see a cockroach and then start to bully it for it is such a puny thing but interestingly, the cockroaches get the best of Ranbir Kapoor so much that he has got a phobia of cockroaches. He keeps a check that there a no cockroaches in any of his houses.

Ranbir Kapoor has Fear of Cockroaches

8. Abhishek Bachchan

Fruits are good for health and have great nutritional value as well. But Abhishek Bachchan who is also a big fitness enthusiast runs away from the sight of fruits. He has also admitted this in a reality show that he hates fruits and has actually never eaten any fruit in his life.

Abhishek Bachchan has phobias of Fruits

9. Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor is a Bollywood dude that all the girls fantasize about. But one thing that no one would believe about Arjun Kapoor is that that he has a fear of Ceiling Fans. Isn’t that strange? Also, he does not have even a single fan at his place.

Celebrities phobias- Arjun Kapoor has Fear of Ceiling Fans

10. Ajay Devgan

Eating with hands is said to improve the taste of the food. But Ajay refrains from eating with his hands completely because he fears to eat with dirty hands. He only eats with a fork and knife. He explains his phobia saying that eating with hands makes his fingers stink way too much.

Ajay Devgan has Fear of dirty hands while eating

11. Anushka Sharma

Remember the very first Bollywood movie of Anushka Sharma, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, in which Anushka rides a bike with her co-star Shah Rukh Khan taking the back seat. Well certainly Anushka did those scenes amazingly well but she hid her phobia of riding bikes under her performance. But, Anushka like the professional she mastered her phobia and does not let it affect her performance.

Anushka Sharma has phobias of Riding Bikes

12. Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif cannot tolerate tomatoes anywhere around her. This brings her to have the most interesting phobia in this list. Katrina has had the phobia of tomatoes but doing the scenes for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara where they are a part of La Tomatina, the Spanish festival where Katrina was drenched in Tomatoes got her phobia even worse. Katrina says that by looking at a tomato, she is reminded of those scenes which she absolutely does not like.

Katrina Kaif has Fear of Tomatoes

13. Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu is the queen of horror movies. She is just not afraid of anything but it is kind of absurd to learn that Bipasha is actually fearful of her laughter.

Bipasha Basu has Fear of her own laughter

14. Tanisha Mukherji

We understand her reasons for her having this phobia. She is a talented actor and considering the amount of love stage performances she has to offer; stage fright and a fear of live audience generally develop.

Tanisha Mukherjee has Fear of Live Audience

15. Celina Jaitly

It sounds strange for someone to be fearful of butterflies because literally, we cannot find an insect that looks prettier than a butterfly. But Celina has had this phobia since she was four. Celina had once almost fallen from a cliff while she encountered a butterfly while she was filming for No Entry.

Celina Jaitley has Fear of Butterflies- celebrities phobias