After a long break from facing the cameras for movies, Deepika Padukone is all set to begin her brand new film. In fact this time the actress is extending her role and will not just be seen acting in the movie, but also producing it. Her first production venture is a biopic on acid attack victim Laxmi Agarwal.
News is that Deepika is all set to roll her first production on March 25. Talking about the first schedule, a source informs, “The film will be shot at real locations in Delhi. While this schedule is based outdoors, the next schedule has the actors shooting in a studio in Mumbai.”
The film titled Chhapaak, will be directed by Raazi fame Meghna Gulzar. Co-produced by Meghna and Fox Star Studios, the film also stars Vikrant Massey. Deepika, who met Laxmi in Delhi a few years ago, is putting eight hours into her prep daily. A few days before the film goes on floor Deepika will be heading to Delhi to settle down in her character and get accustomed with the locations.
(Story by Onkar Kulkarni)