Deepika Padukone plays the character of Malti, an acid attack survivor in Chhapaak
The trailer of the Bollywood Movie Chhapaak was released on the 10th of December. Chhapaak is a real life story of an acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Deepika Padukone plays Lakshmi’s character as Malti in the movie. The movie will see Vikrant Massey as a social activist Alok and later the partner of Malti. The character of Massey is inspired by the real life character of Alok Dixit.
According to her Instagram post, Deepika reveals that she signed the movie even before reading the script entirely. Such was the impact of this heart wrenching story.
The trailer gives goosebumps to the audience while revealing a traumatic story of the acid attack survivor
The trailer shows the distressing consequences that acid attack survivors have to go through. The movie takes the audience on the journey of an acid attack survivor and depicts how she deals with the aftermath of it.
The movie revolves around how Malti gets by with the tragic incident and accepts herself. People avoid her and are not pleased by her sight. Yet she pulls through it and emerges strong and fights for herself. She undergoes the path of recovery, fights for herself and goes on to become an inspiration for all the acid attack survivors.
The scenes in the trailer make the audience connect with the character and feel her pain and at the same time give them spine chilling goosebumps thinking about how she fights for herself and others like her.
Watch the movie to experience the entire ordeal of Malti
Chhapaak is set to be released all over India on the 10th of January 2020. The movie is directed by Meghna Gulzar and is co-produced by Fox Star Studios, Govind Sandhu, Meghna Gulzar, and Deepika Padukone. Atika Chohan and Meghna Gulzar write the storyline.