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Deepika to produce and star in a biopic on acid attack survivor

Deepika Padukone

By: Mohnish Singh

Bollywood’s reigning queen Deepika Padukone, who was most recently seen in Padmaavat (2018), is set to turn producer with an upcoming Hindi film which will be based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Apart from bankrolling the project, Padukone will also play the protagonist in it. Renowned filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, whose last directorial venture Raazi (2018) hit the home run at the box-office recently, has come onboard to helm the movie. “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…

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