Deepika Padukone, one of Bollywood’s most celebrated actresses is shooting for Chhapaak, which is the story of Laxmi Agarwal, an acid attack survivor. The actress has absorbed the role completely and was even seen breaking down on the first day of her shoot. Reportedly, it happened when the actress was shooting for the first scene.
When Laxmi herself learned about this incident, she said that she was very happy about Deepika was playing the role. As per Laxmi, Deepika is someone who embodies the character completely and not just the face. When asked about Deepika breaking down on the sets Laxmi said, "The journey comes with its share of pain and it is only natural for someone to break down."
Chhapaak is led by Meghna Gulzar and also stars Vikrant Massey. The movie releases in January 2020. With this movie, Deepika Padukone also turns producer.