In Bollywood the fever of biopic is till on, the makers of the film and actors are enjoying biopic movies and so does the audience. There are many biopic movies which have done amazing on the box office like- Sanju, Neerja, Mary Kom, Dangal and the list goes on. And now the director Meghna Gulzar who has given Bollywood some amazingly rich content movies likes Filhaal, Talvar and Raazi.
The director’s keen intelligence and art of storytelling has made her stand out as a thinking director in Bollywood. Her previous movie Raazi had done amazing on the box office. Now Meghna Gulzar is coming up with her new biopic movie which is based upon the acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal.
In Meghna Gulzaar’s next film the female lead will played by the dimple queen of Bollywood Deepika Padukone. Vikrant Massey has been signed to enact the lead opposite Deepika. It’s Meghna Gulzar rather than Vishal Bhardwaj for Deepika Padukone. By agreeing to play the acid attack victim Laxmi Agarwal as her next role, Deepika has made it very clear that she is working with Meghna and not Meghna’s close family-friend Vishal Bhardwaj.
The acid survivor Laxmi was attacked at the age of 15 and she had to undergo several surgeries. Later, she took up the job of helping acid attack survivors and continues to promote campaigns to stop acid attacks. She even received the US State Department’s International Women of Courage Award in 2014 from the former US First Lady Michelle Obama.
The director Meghna Gulzaar announced the titled of her next movie, and the tilted is Chhapaak. According to the sources that Deepika will also turn producer with the film.