The trailer of the film Chhapaak starring Deepika Padukone was released on Tuesday with the story of the acid attack victim promising to be an emotional roller coaster for audiences with its powerful narrative.
Through the story of acid attack victim, the film makes an attempt to understand the on-ground consequences of surviving an acid attack in India, the medico-legal-social state of affairs that transpires after the acid has been hurled and the face is irreparably burnt.
A Fox Star Studios production, directed by Meghna Gulzar, was the much-anticipated film of the year. #Chhapaak and #ChhapaakTrailer are trending on Twitter with netizens awed by the brilliance of the cinematic production. Fans are lauding Deepika for her performance and powerful dialogues.
Goosebumps. National award winner of 2020 can only go to @deepikapadukone 🖤 a trailer has never had me in tears, I’m so proud of her, her acting is just wow. Such a hard role played so effortlessly, I have no words. #ChhapaakTrailer #AbLadnaHai pic.twitter.com/fd58Welov4— katrina 💕 (@katkaifstan) December 10, 2019
250-300 acid attack cases are reported in India, every single year. This is a film of utmost importance. Please watch Chhapaak at the cinemas on January 10th, 2020.— pri (@filmesthete) December 10, 2019
Starring - Deepika Padukone & Vikrant Massey
Directed by - Meghna Gulzar#ChhapaakTrailer #AbLadnaHai pic.twitter.com/sUJ52orBAy
That’s a first time! @deepikapadukone we’re so so so proud of you - An actor, model, philanthropist, inspiration to millions, and now a PRODUCER. You’re absolutely amazing #ChhapaakTrailer pic.twitter.com/iwbbvvQ8fa— Deepika Addicts (@deepikaddicts) December 10, 2019
Deepika’s burnt face make-up in the film looks just as real as that of the victims, who end up in a never-ending struggle with the system after the attacks on them.
During the trailer launch, the Bollywood Diva, who has turned producer for the film, said it has been an incredible journey making this film, and an emotional ride putting it all together.