• Monday, May 16, 2022


Himesh Reshammiya says Deepika Padukone will win a National Award for Chhapaak

Instagram: Deepika Padukone

By: Murtuza Nullwala

Deepika Padukone kickstarted her career as a model, she then appeared in a music video alongside Himesh Reshammiya and now, of course, she is one of the biggest stars in Bollywood.

Recently, to promote her film Chhapaak, Deepika went on the sets of Indian Idol. Himesh, who is one of the judges of the show, took to Instagram to share a picture from the sets and wrote that the actress will win a National Award for Chhapaak.

Himesh posted, “Deepika is going to take the national award and every award of the country for chhapaak , she is historic , from naam hai tera to chapaak , so proud of her , super talent she is , truely blessed , Hats of to Meghna Gulzar , loved the trailer , looking forward to the film , Watch Indian idol sat sunday , amazing talent , amazing show , cheers.”

Deepika plays the role of an acid attack survivor in Chhapaak. The Meghna Gulzar directorial is inspired by the life of Laxmi Agarwal, an acid attack survivor. The movie is slated to hit the screens on 10th January 2020. It will be clashing with Ajay Devgn starrer Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior and Rajinikanth starrer Darbar.

While talking about the film, Deepika at the trailer launch had stated, “It’s not often when you come across a story where you know instantly in the first few minutes of the meeting with the director that this is what you want to commit your life to and Chhapaak is that for me. It’s been an incredible journey emotionally putting it together and I feel like irrespective of how it’s received and how it does, it will be the most special film of my career. I truly hope you see the impact that the film is supposed to have on all of us and the reason why we did this movie; I hope you see in it what we saw in it. We have made it with a lot of love, a lot of passion, a lot of enthusiasm, and with a lot of responsibility.”

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