Actress Deepika Padukone has shared her first look from her forthcoming film, Chhapaak. The actress plays acid assault survivor Laxmi Agarwal in the movie, presently being shot under the direction of Raazi’s Meghna Gulzar.
Deepika seems, by all accounts, to be in full prosthetic cosmetics in the picture, which demonstrates her in an artistic pose that features the scars and consumes on her character’s face. Notwithstanding uncovering the first look, Deepika declared that shooting on the project will initiate today. Chhapaak will be discharged on January 10, 2020.
Meghna had previously prodded that fans can hope to see a totally new Deepika in the film. “You won’t be seeing Deepika, you know. You will be seeing a disfigured Deepika,” the filmmaker said at a Chennai event. “There is an uncanny similarity between the survivor and Deepika.”
Laxmi has communicated her endorsement of Deepika being cast in the role. Talking with Hindustan Times, she had stated, “I am so happy that Deepika is playing the role. I have no right to judge her. How can I judge someone for something which I can’t do. She has played wonderful characters on screen and I believe she will give her best.”
The performing artist had as of late shared an in the background picture from a table read session from the film, which likewise demonstrated her co-actor, Vikrant Massey, in a bearded look. “All things are ready, if our mind be so,” Deepika quoted William Shakespeare in the caption.
Calling Chhapaak a ‘vital film’, the performing artist had said at the ongoing Zee Cine Awards, “It’s so ironic that on the day of Holi, I am off to Delhi for the shooting of Chapaak. We will start shooting it on Monday. It’s a very important film and I feel that the story which we are showcasing in our film needs to be told.”
Chhapaak is Deepika’s first film since the huge Padmaavat. Vikrant as of late showed up in Amazon Prime Video’s criminal dramatization Mirzapur, and conveyed an acclaimed exhibition in Konkona Sen Sharma’s A Death in the Gunj.