Chhapaak Release Date: 10th January 2020
Chhapaak Director: Meghna Gulzar
Her drastic makeover caught the eyes of her fans and within no time she got an overwhelming response from the netizens. In this movie, Deepika Padukone is playing the role of acid attack survivor ‘Laxmi Agarwal’ Meghna Gulzar of Raazi fame is directing this film. The film is scheduled to release on January 2020.
About Laxmi Agarwal
Her life is like an ordinary girl and girl next door until 2005 acid attack.
Laxmi Agarwal was born in 1990 in a Middle-class family in Delhi. She lived a happy life with her friends and family with a job as an assistant in a book shop. Suddenly in 2005, her whole life flipped.
On a usual morning, Laxmi Agarwal along with her friend Rupa was heading towards the bookstore and suddenly a man named Nadeem Sye who was 32 years old back then along with his two friends threw acid on her face. He decided to do so because she constantly kept refusing his marriage proposal and was quite adamant about it.
Laxmi was 15 years old when she was attacked:
This acid attack caused 90% of major burns which ruined her face. After multiple plastic surgeries, she finally recovered. Finally with the support of her family and friends she regained her strength to live her life normally.
Collected 27,000 signatures against the sale of acid bottles and file a petition in the Supreme Court:
After what the unfortunate and life threating incident that happened to her Laxmi Agarwal did not want anything like this to happen to anyone else. So she decided to file a petition against the sale of Acid in the market. For this, she collected signatures from around 27,000 members and fought with the Supreme Court which she finally won. Supreme Court issued a set of new restrictions on the sale of acid, which include a ban on sale to minors and furnishing a photo identity card before buying it, among other such restrictions.
Laxmi Agarwal fell in love with Alok Dixit who’s a journalist and founder of Stop Acid Attack campaign.
The same year she met Alok Dixit who’s a journalist and founder of Stop Acid Attack campaign. She had gone through a prosthetic surgery which made her look better than previous and she fell in love in with Alok.
2015 changed everything for Laxmi Agarwal as she gave birth to a beautiful girl Pihu.
Laxmi is was extremely happy about Deepika Padukone is playing her role in Chhapaak. Deepika and Meghana Gulzar personally met Laxmi before the project is announced and now they’re going to release this Biopic on January 10th, 2020.