Actor Deepika Padukone plays acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal in the film, currently being shot under the direction of Raazi’s Meghna Gulzar.
Actor Deepika Padukone has shared her first look from her upcoming film, Chhapaak.
Deepika appears to be in full prosthetic makeup in the image, which shows her in an artistic pose that highlights the scars and burns on her character’s face. In addition to revealing the first look, Deepika announced that filming on the project will commence today. Chhapaak will be released on January 10, 2020.
Meghna had previously teased that fans can expect to see a completely new Deepika in the film. “You won’t be seeing Deepika, you know. You will be seeing a disfigured Deepika,” the filmmaker said at a Chennai event.