25 March 2019
Mumbai: The first look of Deepika Padukone as an acid attack survivor is making news as the actress took to social media this morning to share her look in the film. Posting the picture, she tweeted:
A character that will stay with me forever...#Malti Shoot begins today! #Chhapaak Releasing-10th January, 2020. @meghnagulzar @foxstarhindi @masseysahib
Megha Gulzaar’s ‘Chhapaak’ is based on the journey of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal who has won hearts all over the world for her indomitable spirit and courage. The character played by Deepika in the film is named Malti.
Deepika was so much moved by the story that she decided to turn producer for the film.
The film is scheduled to hit the theatres on January 10, 2020. It also features Vikrant Massey in an important role.