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Deepika Padukone is unrecognisable as she shoots for Chhapaak in Delhi, see photos

Deepika Padukone, who plays acid attack survivor Malti in Meghna Gulzar's Chhapaak, is shooting for the film in New Delhi.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 10, 2019 10:01:48 am
Deepika Padukone Meghna Gulzar film Chhapaak Chhapaak marks Deepika Padukone’s first project with Meghna Gulzar. (Photo: APH Images)

Deepika Padukone is making sure that she leaves no stone unturned in narrating the story of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. The actor, who plays Malti in the Meghna Gulzar directorial Chhapaak, is at present shooting for the film in New Delhi. Our photographers on Tuesday caught Deepika shooting in a busy street market of the city. Wearing a salwar-kameez with a bag in her hand, Deepika looked unrecognisable and is surely nailing the look.

In fact, in a few photos, she looks very similar to Laxmi Agarwal.

Check out the photos:

Deepika Padukone as Laxmi Agarwal Deepika Padukone’s look as Laxmi Agarwal. (Photo: APH Images) Deepika padukone plays laxmi agarwal in chhapaak Deepika Padukone, as acid attack survivour Laxmi Agarwal, looks unrecognisable. (Photo: APH Images) Deepika Padukone on Chhapaak Chhapaak is Deepika’s first production venture. (Photo: APH Images) Deepika Padukone shoots for Chhapaak in Delhi Deepika Padukone shooting for Chhapaak in a local market in New Delhi. (Photo: APH Images) Chhapaak is directed by Meghna Gulzar The film is a Meghna Gulzar directorial. (Photo: APH Images)

Deepika Padukone had shared the first poster of the film in March. She captioned the poster as, “A character that will stay with me forever…#Malti”

Laxmi Agarwal survived an acid attack at the age of 15. She was attacked by a man and his two friends because she refused to marry the former. Since the incident, she has been campaigning against acid violence and the sale of acid. She founded an organisation called Stop Sale Acid to achieve this goal. Laxmi Agarwal was bestowed with the 2014 International Women of Courage award by the then US First Lady Michelle Obama.

deepika padukone photos Earlier, Deepika was seen shooting for the film in a college in New Delhi. (Photo: APH Images)

Chhapaak, a Meghna Gulzar directorial, marks Deepika Padukone’s maiden project as a producer. She is co-producing the film under her banner Ka Productions.

The film will release on January 10 next year.

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