It has been a very long time since we see Deepika Padukone on Silver Screen, Her Last Outing Was Padhmavat Which is Directed By Sanjay Leela Bansali. After Padhamavathi, Deepika Occupied with Zero Film which also features Shah Rukh Khan as lead Actor which is directed by Anand L Rai. Now Latest Reports informed us that Deepika Padukone Keen to produce a Meghan Gulzar next venture Which is the real-life story of Acid Attack Survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Deepika Padukone was so moved by the story that she chose to support the film also.
Laxmi Agarwal was attacked at 15 years old and undergo several surgeries. Afterward, she took up the activity of helping acid attack survivors and conducted campaigns to stop acid attacks. She even got the US State Department’s International Women of Courage Award in 2014 from the Former First Lady of United States, Michelle Obama. To Respond on this News Deepika Stated that, “When I heard this story, I was profoundly moved as it’s not only one of brutality but rather of quality and fearlessness, hope and victory. It had such an effect on me, I want this film should reach more section of the audience to create awareness and so the decision to turn producer.”
Meghna Gulzar, whose last directorial Raazi featuring Alia Bhatt got mixed reactions, feels Laxmi’s story should be advised to get awareness the public. “Using Laxmi’s story as a focal point, we are endeavouring to investigate these perspectives and the consequences of acid attack survivors in our society. This’ what influences this must-to recounted story significant. Awareness is the initial move towards change,” she Concluded.