After Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat, Deepika Padukone took a break of sorts as the actress got busy with the preparations of her marriage to Ranveer Singh, and post marriage, the first film that Deepika started shooting for was Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak. For all those who don’t know, Chhapaak is a film based on acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, and her life and Deepika, for the first time, will be essaying the role of an acid attack survivor in the film.
The shooting of Chhapaak started in New Delhi and thanks to social media, a series of photos and videos from the film were leaked online. That said, when the makers of Chhapaak released the first poster of the film, netizens were all praises for Deepika Padukone look as an acid attack survivor named Malti. Now, seeing the poster of the film, we can tell that Deepika had to sit for hours to transform into Malti, acid attack survivor, with the use of prosthetics and during an interview, Deepika said that she burnt the prosthetics on the last day of Chhapaak to not let the film go emotional. Well, it is only normal for an actor to get attached to his/her character in the film and we are sure that playing the role of an acid attack survivor must have been emotionally draining for Deepika, and therefore, this actress burnt the prosthetics on the last day. Deepika said, “I took the piece of the prosthetics took an alcohol, went to a corner and burnt it.”
Talking about Chhapaak, the film is directed by Meghna Gulzar and besides Deepika, the film also stars Vikrant Massey as the male lead. Post Chhapaak, Deepika will be seen essaying the role of Romi Dev in Kabir Khan’s ’83.