Deepika Padukone on Playing an Acid Attack Victim in Upcoming Chhapaak
Deepika Padukone is all set to essay the role of an acid attack victim in Meghna Gulzar’s, Chhapaak. Deepika Padukone speaks up on what it’s like to play an acid attack victim
After the release of Meghna Gulzar directorial, Chhapaak’s trailer, fans are eagerly waiting to see Deepika Padukone on the big screen essaying the role of acid attack victim, Laxmi Agarwal. The film is all set to narrate the real life story of an acid attack survivor and is touted to be one of the most awaited films of 2020. As Deepika Padukone is immersed in the promotions for the films, she has also opened up about the film and her character on a number of occasions. Deepika Padukone has time and time again referred to Chhapaak as the most precious film of her career.
The Piku star has also spoken about the character, working on the film and other things on a number of occasions. In a recent interview, the actress opened up on how essaying the role of Laxmi Agarwal is different from her previous roles in films like Padmaavat and Ram Leela. Deepika Padukone recently highlighted the fact that she will be playing a real-life character for the first time, and comparing Bajirao Mastani v/s Padmaavat, the actress said how with Mastani and Padmaavati, they were both historical characters and surreal, however, as for Laxmi, it is not the same.
Deepika Padukone went on to say how she will be playing a real-life character for the first time and it is someone who can actually validate or negate her work. She added how it therefore comes with an added responsibility. A screening of the film took place this week and is slated for release on January 10. The film also stars Vikrant Massey in the lead role. The film’s trailer was received well by audiences and critics. The movie's title track was also released yesterday, and fans are excited to see how Deepika Padukone will play this role.