Deepika Padukone's Chhapaak is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. Deepika is playing the role of an acid attack survivor and fans simply can't wait to see her in Meghna Gulzar's directorial. On Monday, Deepika on her Instagram profile and shared the first look of Chhapaak as Malti and stunned the fans.
As soon as Deepika shared the first look, the comments section flooded with praises from not just fans but members of Bollywood as well. Here's what the Bollywood actors had to say about the astonishing first look.
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Varun Dhawan commented by saying that he can't wait for the film to release while Priyanka Chopra was left amazed. Vicky Kaushal was all hearts. Parineeti Chopra was left in disbelief and Rajkummar Rao called 'Malti' beautiful. Alia Bhatt applauded Deepika's look too.
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Jacqueline Fernandez, like Parineeti, was also surprised by the look. Ace fashionista Anaita Shroff Adjania applauded the look too. Pooja Hedge and Huma Qureshi said they can't wait for Chhapaak. Dia Mirza wished Deepika good luck for Chhapaak.
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Kartik Aaryan, Tanya Ghavri, Bhumi Pednekar and Aditi Rao Hydari were all hearts for Malti and Deepika. Siddhanth Chaturvedi and Rakul Preet expressed their respect for Malti.
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Deepika's role in Cocktail as the fiercely independent Veronica was the turning point in her career. Ever since the stunning performance in the film, Deepika has been essaying varied characters, from a doting daughter and self-independent working woman in Piku, dedicated and sincere Naina in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani to fearless and decisive Leela in Goliyon Ki Raas Leela Ram Leela and symbol of strength, valor and courageous as Rani Padmaavati in Padmaavat. Now with Chhapaak, which is about determination and the undying human spirit of not giving up despite adversities at every step Deepika is playing yet another challenging role.
Deepika is currently gearing up for her first production venture which will have her essaying the role of an acid attack victim as the film goes on floors on March 25, 2019. The actress believes the story needs to be told and has bankrolled her maiden production to put forth a strong, brave, courageous and independent female character.