Earlier we had instructed you that immediately after performing with Alia Bhatt in Raazi, ace filmmaker Meghna Gulzar has roped in actress Deepika Padukone for her upcoming directorial venture. 

And now, most recent news on the job is that Deepika will be playing the job of an acid attack survivor in the film.

The actress is not only going to act in the movie, but is also going to deliver it.

The 32-calendar year-outdated will participate in the position of Laxmi Agarwal in the nevertheless to be titled movie.

“When I heard this tale, I was deeply moved as it can be not just 1 of violence, but of toughness and braveness, hope and victory. It produced such an impact on me, that individually and creatively, I desired to go further than and so the determination to transform producer,” Deepika stated in a statement.

In accordance to the release, in 2005, though Laxmi was ready at a bus end in Delhi, she was attacked by an assailant, a person two times her age, recognised to her relatives and an unlikely suitor whose advancements she experienced declined.

The movie showcases Laxmi’s journey in the time following her attack spanning 10 decades, a major part of the story is the match-changing PIL in the Supreme Courtroom which influenced the amendment on acid regulations in 2013.

Meghna Gulzar, on the other hand explained that, in spite of regulation on the sale of acid and variations in laws with regards to acid attacks, the floor reality is however incredibly grim.

“Acid violence is a very common risk even right now. Healthcare treatment method, payment, rehabilitation and inclusion of acid assault survivors are nonetheless really real issues. Utilizing Laxmi’s tale as a lens, we are making an attempt to investigate these facets and penalties of acid violence in our modern society. This is what makes this story, relevant and one particular that must be explained to. Because if something, recognition is the very first move toward modify,” the filmmaker informed PTI.

Meghna also mentioned that the purpose is emotionally and physically challenging and she is assured that Deepika Padukone would do justice to the character and the story.

“Her physicality matched with what I’d imagined for Laxmi’s character. I am grateful and encouraged that she was so spontaneous in her conclusion to do the film. When you take a experience as lovely as hers and portray her as an acid assault survivor, the magnitude of the violence and hurt is that significantly far more resounding,” Meghna extra.

Deepika Padukone’s previous film was Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s blockbuster Padmaavat. Previously, the actress was suppose to perform with director Vishal Bharadwaj and Irrfan Khan on a film, in which she was to essay the purpose of a gangster, but the film has been postponed owing to Irrfan’s unwell health and fitness. 

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