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Get an exclusive look at Deepika Padukone’s newest film, Chhapaak!

Bollywood’s biggest star is slated to lead the way in her upcoming film, Chhapaak. Deepika stars as Malti, a burn survivor, and human rights activist in the heart of Dehli. Based on the true story of Laxmi Agarwal, the film explores the harrowing story of Malti as she is attacked by a man from she refused a marriage proposal. The attack rocks the nation as the man douses Malti, only 15 years old, in acid and burns her entire body.

The story follows the real-life events of Laxmi, who has become an international advocate for ending acid violence and the sale of acid. Michelle Obama even gave her the International Woman of Courage award in 2014. Deepika’s excitement for the groundbreaking role and for the film was clear, as she announced the production on Instagram.

Producing alongside Fox Star Studios, Deepika’s own production company, KA Entertainment, is set to make this their first feature production. Set to release on January 10, 2020, the film is far out.

Nevertheless, we are looking forward to the retelling of this brilliant story.