Bollywood's leading lady Deepika Padukone has now embarked an emotional journey with 'Chhapaak' as she slips into the shoes of an acid victim survivor. However, the emotional turmoil takes a toll on the actress and to unwind from the same, she tunes into web series every night.
The upcoming film of the actress demands her to feel and live the life of an acid attack survivor touching upon all the adversities the victim feels as Malti. As the role is emotionally demanding, Deepika Padukone undergoes a heavy burden of agonistic sentiments which take time to stabilize, for the same, the actress watches light hearted stories that lift the mood.
Deepika Padukone has been currently watching 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' to divert her mind which has now become a routine for the actress.
After bringing to screen the courage and valour of Rani Padmini in 'Padmaavat', Deepika Padukone personifies another tale of bravery and human spirit with Malti. Drawing instances from the life of Laxmi Agarwal, 'Chhapaak' is a story of the strength and integrity of a woman.
Meanwhile, taking the inspiration from Laxmi Agarwal, director Meghna Gulzar will portray her life story through her film 'Chhapaak' where Padukone will be playing Agarwal. When Padukone's first look as Laxmi Agarwal was released, it stunned everyone because of an uncanny resemblance with Agarwal.
Deepika while announcing the beginning of the shooting revealed that the character 'Malti' she is playing will 'stay with her forever'. In a heartfelt post, she wrote, "A character that will stay with me forever...#Malti Shoot begins today!#Chhapaak Releasing-10th January 2020. @meghnagulzar @foxstarhindi @masseysahib"
Many celebrities and fans called her beautiful and said: “can’t wait to watch it”. Jacqueline Fernandez had called her transformation, “unbelievable”. Rajkummar Rao had commented on the picture, “This is so inspiring. Malti is beautiful. Can’t wait to meet her on 10th Jan.”
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