Deepika will be seen in a disfigured avatar, confirms Chhapaak director


Deepika Padukone is all set to play an avatar she has never has done before for her next film titled Chhapaak, which is also her debut production.

In the movie, the actor will portray the role of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal and according to Director Meghna Gulzar who confirmed that Deepika will be seen in a disfigured avatar.

Talking at Lit for Life 2019 event in Chennai, Meghna said, “You won’t be seeing Deepika, you know. You will be seeing a disfigured Deepika. There is an uncanny similarity between the survivor and Deepika.”

Deepika had announced the name of the film in December on her Instagram with the post that read “A story of trauma and triumph and the unquashable human spirit.” Vikrant Massey of Dil Dhadakne Do and TV Balika Vadhu fame will be seen as her partner in the film.


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