“Chhapaak” movie starring Deepika Padukone in lead role is based on a real story of acid attack survival Laxmi Agarwal. Who was a victim of an acid attack when she was 15 years old and denied the marriage proposal of an elder man. But after facing acid attack she just grew stronger and louder and raised her voice against acid attack victims in the society.
The strong and talented star cast of Chhapaak has left no stone unturned in giving their best performance of their career till now. From Deepika, Vikrant Massey to Ankit Bisht all of them are superbly talented and did justice with their character.
The story begins with Malti(Deepika Padukone) who wants to be a singer but at the age of 15 what she faced is acid attack. It changed her life completely. It was a nightmare for her. Undergoing multiple surgeries and fighting a battle against what happened with her is all the story goes around. She struggled to find a job and then she decides to fight for her own and others like her. It took a long time but she finally able to win her case and punish her enemy. In this whole journey Amol(Vikrant Massey) who is her boyfriend helped her a lot along with his family members and her lawyer.
Meghna Gulzar who is the director and scriptwriter of the film has woven the film in a completely genuine manner. It keeps the audience to understand all the aspects and challenges in the life of an acid attack survivor.
Powerful dialogues like these
"Naak nahi hai, kaan nahi hai jhumke kaha latkaungi"
"Attack unhi ladkiyon pe hua jo yaa toh padhna chahti thi yaa badhna chahti thi"
"Kitna achha hota..agar acid bikta hi nahi.. milta hi nahi toh...fikta bhi nahi"
"Unhone meri surat badli hai…mera mann nahi" fits perfectly and expresses what struggle Malti have been through.
Meghna has carefully put all the aspects of the life of Malti in a sympathetic and honest way.
The audience will cry, scream and cheer for Malti throughout the movie.
If you want something other then melodrama it is a must-watch movie for you. It is a truly inspiring movie that inspires us that our beauty lies within us not in our face.