The Hush Post | 17:13 | Two-minute read
Laxmi Agarwal, the acid attack survivor whose life has been inspirational for lot of women across the world, has said that her biopic upcoming film ‘Chhapak’ will be a tight slap on the attacker who thought he ruined her life. Laxmi, who survived the acid attack at the age of 15, shared how elated she was that Deepika Padukone was playing her on big screen.
During an event in Jaipur, Laxmi thanked Meghna Gulzar, the director of the film for considering her life to be converted into a film and said, “I have never won a medal in school. Who would have thought about a biopic being made on me? I am thankful to Meghna ji for considering my work worthy enough to be converted into a film,”
She further added, “I am also elated that a celebrity like Deepika is playing me. I just want to say that this film will be a tight slap on that attacker who thought he had ruined my life and to the society who looked at me like a criminal.”
Laxmi also expressed her liking for Deepika’s first look of the upcoming movie. She shared that when the look was out she was sleeping in the morning. When she opened her Instagram account, her first reaction was ‘Wow’.
She revealed, “I saw a lot of makeup artist on social media recreating Deepika’s look for the film. Unhone vaisa makeup karke apni photos mujhe bheji hui hain. Kabhi socha nahi tha ki ek acid attack survivor ke face ko bhi log recreate karenge.”
Laxmi was attacked with acid at the age of 15 in Delhi. The cruelty did not stop her spirit to live her life. Famous director Meghna Gulzar is making the film Chhapak on her real life story which also stars Vikrant Massey in the lead role.