Deepika Padukone latest: What’s next for Deepika Padukone? Star’s transformation revealed

Deepika Padukone will be wowing audiences in her new role in Chhapaak, from director Meghna Gulzar.

The movie will see Padukone take on the character of Malti, an acid attack survivor who is inspired by Laxmi Agarwal, who was attacked in 2005.

According to Gulzar, who has not worked with Padukone before, the actress was a “revelation” as she took on the challenging role, showing the shock and difficulty of going through such a terrifying ordeal.

Speaking to PTI at the International Film Festival of India, Gulzar said: “It’s amazing how quickly she [Padukone] picked up the stuff.