Deepika Padukone to play role of acid attack survivor
December 25, 2018
Actor Deepika Padukone will soon be seen in an upcoming movie Chhapaak. Deepika is playing the role of an acid attack survivor in the movie.
Chhapaak is being made by Meghna Gulzar who had earlier made Raazi with Alia Bhatt. Actor Vikrant Massey will be playing the lead role opposite Deepika.
Chhapaak will be Deepika's first movie after Padmaavat and getting married to actor Ranveer Singh. The project is expected to start in March next year.
The film is based on the life of Laxmi Agarwal who was attacked by a stalker in 2005. The man threw acid on Laxmi as she had rejected his romantic advances.
Deepika tweeted about #Chhapaak and explained her feelings about the story. She is also producing the film.
Deepika Padukoneâ€Verified account @deepikapadukone tweeted, "A story of trauma and triumph. And the unquashable human spirit. Elated to collaborate with Fox Star Studios on #Chhapaak @meghnagulzar @masseysahib @foxstarhindi"
Fans of the actor are super excited about her upcoming project and shared their happiness on social media.
Deepikas fangirl ðŸ'•Chhapaakâ€ @TiaRaheja tweeted, "@deepikapadukone all best for #Chhapaak !! Can't wait to see u back onscreen THIS IS ALREADY A BLOCKBUSTER!! I'll go to the temple to pray for the flim tomorrow I LOVE YOU "
ðŸ'•|Archi Naik| ðŸ'• ðŸ'¥â€ @archanank231 wrote,"Replying to @deepikapadukone @meghnagulzar and 2 others Can't wait for the movie excited #Chhapaak"