Deepika Padukone, who was last seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's dream project Padmaavat, is currently shooting for her upcoming movie 'Chhapaak', which is helmed by Meghna Gulzar. Deepika, who is also producing the film, will be seen playing the role of an acid attack survivor. Her character is inspired from the daring story of Laxmi Agarwal, an acid attack survivor and activist, who has set examples professionally as well as on a personal level. Recently, while she was in the capital shooting for the film, Deepika was snapped. Yes, we got our hands on this new picture, where she is seen smiling as she looked straight into the camera. The picture of Deepika in the film's look has now gone viral. Deepika Padukone Is Watching The Marvelous Mrs Maisel to Unwind after Chhapaak Shooting
Talking about her debut production venture, the actress had earlier said that the character will remain special for her forever. Recently, the makers of Deepika Padukone and Vikrant Massey starrer Chhapaak unveiled the first look of the actress. From fans to Bollywood celebrities, Deepika as Malti left everyone stumped with her striking resemblance to Laxmi Agarwal. Along with the first look, Deepika also announced that the film will release on January 10 next year.
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For the uninitiated, in 2005, Laxmi, who at the age of 15, was attacked by a 32-year-old man (twice her age), who was known to her family and an unlikely suitor whose advances she had declined. However, Laxmi's tale will soon get the due it deserves. Watch this space for further updates.