Chhapaak is a bollywood hindi movie based on the life of an acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. The movie symbolises female power, strength, and also proves to be inspiration for many women. Chhapaak movie was released all over India on 10th January 2020 and the watch time of the movie is 2 hours. The film features Deepika Padukone as Malti, the acid attack survivor and also features Vikrant Massey and Madhurjeet Sarghi in supporting roles. The film is directed by Meghna Gulzar and is produced by Deepika Padukone and Meghna Gulzar with Fox Star Studios. Chhapaak was Deepika’s first movie after her 2 years break, the movie was praised by the critics, and Deepika was said to be the soul of the film because of her brilliant and outstanding performance.
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Chhapaak Movie Overview
|Release Date||10th January 2020|
|Produced By||Deepika Padukone, Meghna Gulzar, Fox Star Studios, Govind Singh Sandhu|
|Production Company||Fox Star Studios, KA Productions, Avernus Productions, Mriga Films|
|Screenplay||Meghna Gulzar & Atika Chohan|
|Starring||Deepika Padukone, Vikrant Massey, Madhurjeet Sarghi|
|Genre||Biography / Drama|
Who is Laxmi Agarwal?
Chhapaak movie is based on the real life story of Laxmi Agarwal. Laxmi Agarwal was born on 1st June 1990 in New Delhi & belong to the middlw-class family. She was just 15 year old when she was attacked with acid in 2005. She was traumatised by this event and could not bear her own face but with the help of continuous support from her family, she gathered all her broken pieces and stood strong for not just herself, but in support of all the girls out there. She filed a case in the court and the case went on for four long years and she also filed a PIL in order to ban the sale of acid and also to amend the existing criminal laws, and also to provide compensation to the acid attack survivors. She has also won many awards for her courage and bravery. Laxmi Agarwal got International Women of Courage Award, which was presented to her by the First Lady, Michelle Obama in 2014. She was also felicitated by International Women Empowerment Award from the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, and the United Nations Children’s Fund for stopping the sale of acid.
Laxmi Agarwal Bio
|Full Name||Laxmi Agarwal|
|Born||June 1, 1990 New Delhi|
|Well-Known For||Acid Attack Survivor (Stop Acid Sale)|
|Profession||Social Activist, TV Host & Stop Acid Attack Campaigner|
|NGO||Director of Chhanv Foundation (NGO for Acid Attack Survivors)|
Chhapaak Movie Cast and Crew
Chhapaak hindi movie is directed by Meghna Gulzar and produced by Deepika Padukone and Meghna Gulzar with Fox Star Studios. The story is written by Meghna Gulzar and Atika Chohan. The movie is edited by Nitin Baid and the budget of the movie was ₹35–45 crores.
|Actor/Actress||Role Played in the Movie|
|Deepika Padukone||Malti, Acid Attack Survivor|
|Madhurjeet Sarghi||Archana Bajaj|
|Anand Tiwari||Mrs. Bajaj’s Husband|
|Payal Nair||Shiraz Jamshed|
|Vishal Dahiya||Basheer Shaikh, Acid Attacker|
Chhapaak Movie Plot Summary
Chhapaak movie starts with Malti (an acid attack survivor) searching for a job and not being able to find one because of her disfigured face. The movie revolves around a tragic incident of Malti’s life. When she was 15 years old, she refused a marriage proposal from Basheer Khan. He could not accept the refusal and in order to take revenge, he threw acid on Malti’s face in Khan Market, New Delhi, where she was lying on the ground writhing in pain until a taxi driver comes to her rescue and takes her to the nearest hospital. Malti was traumatised after this event and it was a very difficult time for her and her family. The employer of her Mother and Father, Shiraz aunty, helped them a lot during their difficult times and also hired lawyer Archana Bajaj in order to fight Malti’s case. She went through a lot of surgeries in order to reconstruct her face. The whole story is about how strongly and bravely Malti fought for justice and also for other acid attack victims and how she struggles to get the criminal laws amended and ban sale of acid.
Chhapaak Movie Review & Ratings
Chhapaak movie was appreciated by critics and Deepika’s performance was told to be the prime factor for its brilliance but the movie did not prove to be a hit on the box office. It’s IMDb rating was 5.1/10, The Indian Express gave this movie 3.5/5 and Times of India also gave Chhapaak 3.5/5. The movie was expected to perform better.
|Website||Star Rating / Review|
|The Indian Express||3.5 / 5|
|IMBd||5.1 / 10|
|FirstPost||2.5 / 5|
|FilmiBeat||3 / 5|
Chhapaak Movie Box Office Collection
“Chhapaak movie earned ₹4.77 crore at the domestic box office on its opening day. On the second day, the film collected ₹6.90 crore. On the third day, the film collected ₹7.35 crore, taking total opening weekend collection to ₹19.02 crore. As of 7 February 2020, with a net of ₹40.57 crore in India and ₹14.87 crore overseas, the film has a worldwide collection of ₹55.44 crore.
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