Deepika Padukone to give befitting reply to Laxmi Agarwal's attackers

Carla Harmon
April 23, 2019

The film also stars Vikrant Massey as the male lead and Deepika Padukone will be paired with him for the first time. "Delhi schedule wrap for team #Chhapaak @deepikapadukone @masseysahib @foxstarhindi".

In the video that has gone viral, both Deepika Padukone and Vikrant Massey were seated on the corner of their terrace and were surrounded by an ocean of fans. So, ever since the announcement of Deepika Padukone slipping into the character of an acid attack survivor broke, the news has already generated headlines all over. The film is inspired by the courageous story of acid attack survivor Laxmi Aggarwal who brought about a major change in laws for acid attack victims and continues to work towards their support and women empowerment.

Earlier, in an interview to IANS, Laxmi Agarwal had revealed that she is extremely happy with Deepika Padukone stepping into her shoes, "I was happy to see Deepika's first look from the film". She had said, "I have never won a medal in school. It made such an impact on me, that personally and creatively, I needed to go beyond and so the decision to turn producer".

Also read: Will Salman Khan return to play Radhe in Tere Naam sequel? "I just want to say that this film will be a tight slap on that attacker who thought he has ruined my life and to the society who looked at me like a criminal". While Deepika was wearing a pink kurta, Massey could be seen in a grey kurta. The founder of the Stop Acid Attacks campaign. It is scheduled to release on January 10, 2020. India's favourite music channels 9XM, 9X Jalwa, 9X Jhakaas, 9X Tashan, 9XO are available Free-To-Air.

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