Deepika Padukone to Produce and Act in Meghna Gulzar’s Film
Actress Deepika Padukone all set to play an acid attack survivor in Director Meghna Gulzar’s next. She will not only play a Pivotal role but also to Produce Talvar and Raazi film director Meghna Gulzar’s Next film. After Padmaavat film, this is Deepika Padukone’s next Project.
“When I heard this story, I was deeply moved as it’s not just one of violence but of strength and courage, hope and victory. It made such an impact on me, that personally and creatively, I needed to go beyond and so the decision to turn producer,” Deepika told Mumbai Mirror.
Laxmi was attacked by a man in 2005 after she rejected his marriage proposal. She was one of the winners of the US State Department’s International Women of Courage Award in 2014. She also hosted a few episodes of a TV show, and walked the ramp at London Fashion Week in 2016. However, she is reportedly now without a job and facing possible eviction from her home as well.
Earlier we have seen Bollywood Actresses Anushka Sharma and Priyanka Chopra produced their films NH10 and Ventilator respectively. Now, Deepika Padukone Steps into their Shoes and Producing and Acting in the film directed by Meghna Gulzar.