Deepika Padukone to Essay the Role of an Acid Attack Survivor, Laxmi Agarwal

Soon, Deepika Padukone will essay the role of an acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal, in the next movie to be directed by Meghna Gulzar. While talking about Deepika Padukone, Laxmi expressed that she is glad Deepika is playing the role.

Deepika Padukone, is all set to enter the world of biopic. Yes, soon Deepika Padukone will be seen essaying the role of an acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal.

Deepika Padukone, inarguably, is the best choice of actor to portray this role and just like us, even Laxmi resonates the same thought. “I am so happy that Deepika is playing the role.

I have no right to judge her. How can I judge someone for something which I can’t do. She has played wonderful characters on screen and I believe she will give her best. I want to thank Deepika ji, Meghna ji and the entire team who will be working together on the film,” Laxmi told .

Acid- attack survivor Laxmi is happy that with this biopic, Meghna Gulzar will help in spreading awareness about acid attacks and allow victims to come and talk about it. “I had signed the movie in 2016 and the official announcement has been made now,” says Laxmi.

Although the film is being made on the life of Laxmi, we wonder if she would want to act in the film. But not acting, Laxmi, if given a chance, would want to sing. “Yes. I will love to sing for my biopic if given a chance,” says Laxmi.

Besides playing the role of Laxmi in the biopic Deepika is joining the list of actresses like Priyanka Chopra and Anushka Sharma and donning the hat of a producer with Meghna Gulzar’s untitled film. The actress is collaborating with Meghna Gulzar for the untitled biopic.

For the uninitiated, Laxmi Agarwal was 15 when a 32-year-old man attacked her with acid. As he was in a unrequited love with Laxmi, to avenge his love, he threw acid on Laxmi.

Post the incident, Laxmi has been talking about acid attacks and garnering support for a petition to curb the sale of acids in the country.

Last, Deepika Padukone was seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat opposite Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor. Thereafter, Deepika took a break from movies and with Meghna Gulzar’s film, we will see this diva on screen.

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