When sharing the look on her account she called Malti a charcter she will never forget, "A character that will stay with me forever...#Malti Shoot begins today!#Chhapaak Releasing-10th January, 2020".
Laxmi suffered an acid attack at the age of 15 and this film is going to chronicle her journey, from being a survivor to an activist, on celluloid.
The film is being helmed by Meghna Gulzar, known for her work in Raazi.
Deepika commences the shooting today and has been excited for the film ever since the announcement. Directed by Meghna Gulzar... It's slated to hit the screens on January 10, 2020, facing a Box Office clash with Ajay Devgn starrer Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.
Deepika Padukone's look from 'Chhapaak' is tribute to Laxmi Agarwal's undying spirit
Vikrant Massey and Deepika Padukone at table read of Chhapaak. Later, she took up the job of helping acid attack survivors and promoted campaigns to stop such attacks. The prosthetic team has made sure to keep this in mind, and Deepika has got her first look right.
Recently Sara and Kartik also shared a romantic poster from the movie that had fans swooning over their crackling chemistry. She explained, "I can't wait to be on the set because no matter how much you prep, what happens there is something else".