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Chhapaak Review: Celebs Praise Malti’s ‘Heart-Wrenching’ Story; Find Deepika's Performance Worthy Of National Award

Chhapaak Narrates The Story Of Real-life Acid Attack Survivor Laxmi Agarwal, Her Trails, Quest To Get Punishment For Her Offenders And Her Plea To Ban Over The Counter Sale Of Acid.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 09 Jan 2020, 10:57:41 AM
A still from Chaapaak

A still from Chaapaak (Photo Credit: YouTube)

New Delhi:

Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak will hit theaters on January 10, however the movie has already premiered for select audience and the early review are pouring in. Netizens are already calling the Meghna Gulzar directorial as Deepika’s career’s best performance. Chhapaak narrates the story of real life acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, her trails, quest to get punishment for her offenders and her plea to ban over the counter sale of acid. The movie also features Vikrant Massey as activist Anmol and Madhurjeet Sanghi as Malti’s lawyer and several other actors.

Film business analyst Taran Adarsh calling the movie ‘empowering’ said, “Some stories should be told. Some issues must be addressed... Gut-wrenching, yet empowering... Aces: Sensitive writing. Skilled direction. Masterful performances... Take a bow, #Deepika and #MeghnaGulzar.”


TV actor Gulshan Devaiah, “Your eyes will well up and your hearts will be filled with empathy” #Chappak by  @meghnagulzar @foxstarhindi *ing  @deepikapadukone @masseysahib & others ( brilliant casting by #GautamKishanchandani ) Music so beautifully balanced with the film by #ShankarEhsaanLoy”


Filmmaker and wife to Ayushmann Khurrana, Tahira Kashyap said,  “#chapaak these hopeful faces in the dark, grim reality, beautifully told by  @meghnagulzar and  @deepikapadukone. God bless you guys. must watch also because it’s much needed”


Yami Gautam reviewing the film said, “Pain is real ,tears are real ,but so is the hope & pride !Thank you for Humanising this unjust reality ! Chhapaak pierces your heart !Such stories must be told & celebrated !Deepika’ smile as Malti is my favourite”


Jaccky Bhagnani says, “Chhapaak is not just a film, but a reality! A Story of a henious crime, struggle & victory of a brave soul. Hats off @deepikapadukone for such a brilliant performance, huge respect ! @masseysahib you were amazing. @meghnagulzar take a bow for making this”


Actor Niel Nitin Mukesh said, “Just walked out of the premier of #Chappak it is by far one of the most hard hitting films I have ever seen. @meghnagulzar Ji . This is a gem. FANTASTIC writing and direction. Brilliant performances by all. @masseysahib your simplicity is indeed magnetic Amol Ji”

Chhapaak recently counrted controversy as a section of netizens falsely claimed that the fillmakers have changed the name of the attacker from Nadeem Khan to Rajesh thus taking a spin on his religion. A screenplay writer Rakesh Bharti also took the film to court alleging of copywright violation. The Patiala HC will today see a hearing on a petition made by Laxmi Agarwal's lawyer Aparna Bhat who claimed she was not given due credits in the Meghana Gulzar directorial. 

Also Read: Deepika Padukone Exclusive: Laxmi Agarwal's Journey Is Inspiring, Says Chhapaak Star

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First Published : 09 Jan 2020, 10:57:41 AM