Deepika Padukone’s upcoming film Chhapaak, where the actress plays the role of acid attack survivor is out. The actress earlier announced that the trailer will be released on Human Rights Day.
In her tweet, she added a glimpse of what we should expect from the trailer with these words: "A moment is all it took... Trailer out tomorrow. Keep watching this space." Director Meghna Gulzar tweeted: "A glimpse into a precious journey... Of an unshakeable experience... Chhapaak trailer releases tomorrow." Vikrant Massey, who co-stars with Deepika in Chhapaak, added: "No one is ever prepared for this." Chaapaak is based on the life and experiences of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, who is now a TV show host and a campaigner with Stop Acid Attacks. Deepika's character is named Malti in the movie.
The trailer opens with protests of Nirbhaya rape and the move on to Malti who suffers acid attack and gets a new distirted face. There srates her journey of getting justice where Malti faces charcater assaination at police station and court. Vikrata Massey who plays an activist is Malti's love interest in the films and becomes her chief confidant in her struggle. The trailer also shows Malti protesting against over the counter sale of acid and how she buries all her pain to find a new life beneath!.
Watch Trailer here:
Deepika had earlier revealed that she had to burn off the prosthetics that gave her look of an acid attack survivor to disassociate herself from the character and seek a mental healing.
The actress said, "I literally had to burn the piece of prosthetics that I was wearing on the last day of the shoot. That was my way of trying at least to let go everything that I experienced."
Director Meghna Gulzar has earlier in an interview revealed that she was amazed how quickly Deepika imbibed the nuances of her character Malti.
Chhapaak also stars Vikrant Massey. The movie is close to the actress’ heart as it marks her foray into production under her banner KA Entertainment.