NEW DELHI: Sharing a promotional video of her upcoming film — Chhapaak — Deepika Padukone on Monday said that the film is a tale of “trauma and triumph”.
The actor took to her Instagram to share the promotional video of the film, which gave a sneak peek of some of the crucial parts of the film. “Of Trauma.And Triumph. And the unquashable human spirit… #Chhapaak in theatres on 10th January, 2020,” the Padukone captioned the post.
The movie is based on the real-life acid attack survivor of Laxmi, who at the age of 15, was attacked allegedly by a spurned lover in 2005. Laxmi had to undergo several surgeries. Later, she took up the job of helping acid attack survivors and promoted campaigns to stop such attacks. Her attacker, a 32-year old man, was an acquaintance of her family. Laxmi is a well-known advocate of stricter punishments in acid attack cases. ‘Chhapaak’ is being helmed by Meghna Gulzar. It is being co-produced by Deepika and Fox Star Studios.