Bollywood star Deepika Padukone as acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal and Vikrant Massey as her partner, Alok Dixit, in a scene from Chhapaak (Splash). Filming the story of the woman disfigured in an acid attack as a teenager was emotional for Padukone. Bollywood star Deepika Padukone as acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal and Vikrant Massey as her partner, Alok Dixit, in a scene from Chhapaak (Splash). Filming the story of the woman disfigured in an acid attack as a teenager was emotional for Padukone.
Bollywood star Deepika Padukone as acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal and Vikrant Massey as her partner, Alok Dixit, in a scene from Chhapaak (Splash). Filming the story of the woman disfigured in an acid attack as a teenager was emotional for Padukone.

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone on her emotional journey filming acid attack survivor story Chhapaak

  • Padukone, one of Bollywood’s highest paid stars, donned prosthetics to play Laxmi Agarwal, who survived an acid attack as a teenager
  • She talks about the emotions of playing the recovery scenes, and how the film strives for honesty

Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood
Bollywood star Deepika Padukone as acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal and Vikrant Massey as her partner, Alok Dixit, in a scene from Chhapaak (Splash). Filming the story of the woman disfigured in an acid attack as a teenager was emotional for Padukone. Bollywood star Deepika Padukone as acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal and Vikrant Massey as her partner, Alok Dixit, in a scene from Chhapaak (Splash). Filming the story of the woman disfigured in an acid attack as a teenager was emotional for Padukone.
Bollywood star Deepika Padukone as acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal and Vikrant Massey as her partner, Alok Dixit, in a scene from Chhapaak (Splash). Filming the story of the woman disfigured in an acid attack as a teenager was emotional for Padukone.
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