One of the much-awaited films is Deepika Padukone starrer Chhapaak in which she will be seen stepping into the shoes of Laxmi Agarwal, the most known acid attack survivor/activist. Helmed by Meghna Gulzar, Chhapaak is slated to release in 2020. However, the first look of Deepika Padukone from Chhapaak is out and it has left everyone completely stunned with the uncanny resemblance with Laxmi Agarwal. The First look of Deepika is shown standing right next to a mirror where she is seen smiling.
Chhapaak was announced about 6 months back and since then, the team had been working on completing the script of the film.
The First look of Deepika is shown standing right next to a mirror where she is seen smiling.
Chhapaak will also star Vikrant Massey in an important role. The actor took to Twitter announcing the first look by writing,‘ She is you, and she is me’.
— Vikrant Massey (@masseysahib) March 25, 2019
The movie is based on the acid attack survivor and activist, Laxmi Agarwal who has been fighting over the years to stop the sale of acid at local stores. The movie will showcase the journey of the courage and hope in the wake of a grave attack on Malti played by Deepika.
A character that will stay with me forever…#Malti
Shoot begins today!#Chhapaak
— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) March 25, 2019
Seeing the first look, fans went berserk and couldn’t recognize Deepika Padukone at all. Many of the fans commended the work done by the makeup artists and the prosthetics. But, most were left stunned at how Deepika could look so similar to Laxmi. Her smile surely displayed hope and courage and left all her fans excited and eager. Deepika wrote on Twitter, “A character that will stay with me forever…#Malti Shoot begins today!#Chhapaak
Chhapaak is slated to release on January 10, 2020