Deepika Padukone was last seen in the film Chhapaak on the silver screen. Although Chhapaak did not do exceptionally well at the box office, Deepika Padukone’s performance was greatly lauded. The story of Chhapaak was based on Laxmi Agarwal, an acid attack survivor and activist. According to Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak has truly been the most difficult film of her career.
Deepika Padukone: Chhapaak was not just a film but a movement
Deepika Padukone said that Chhapaak was not just a film but a movement that challenged the definition and understanding of ‘beauty’. Deepika Padukone not only acted in Chhapaak but it was also her first film as a producer. Like most of Deepika Padukone’s films, Chhapaak also met controversy as people boycotted Deepika Padukone for being present at the JNU protests.
The film, which is roughly based on acid survivor Laxmi Agarwal's life
The film, which is roughly based on acid survivor Laxmi Agarwal's life, even though it's not her biopic, was accused of showing the name of the perpetrator as Rajesh instead of Nadeem Khan. Rajesh is not the name of the perpetrator, but the boy Malti, played by Deepika Padukone, was in love with. While there isn't much suspense in the film, yet to not give away spoilers, we can just assure that there has been no community that has been portrayed in a bad light.
Deepika Padukone started her career as a model
Deepika Padukone started her career as a model when she was only sixteen. Trained as a badminton player by her father Prakash Padukone was a champion himself, Deepika Padukone realized her passion for modelling when she grew up. The Bangalore girl moved to Mumbai when she was only sixteen. Since then, there has been no looking back for her. Currently, Deepika Padukone is working on her film Mahabharat where she would be playing the role of Draupadi.