Deepika Padukone will be seen playing real life acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. Photo: Twitter
"It's a very important story and it's a true life incident, so hopefully good things will come out of it.
The film also stars Vikrant Massey.
Deepika's look has been lauded by film fraternity members.
Actress Huma Qureshi reacted: "Wow! This is going to be epic", while Arjun Kapoor wrote: "Beautiful. Deepika Padukone, Meghna Gulzar and the entire team deserve to be given credit for this remarkably accurate visual portrayal."
Filmmaker Rahul Dholakia wrote: "How inspiring, interesting - more power to you gutsy ladies Deepika and Meghna - love and wishes."
The film fraternity welcomed Irrfan Khan back with open arms as the actor, who was lying low for months following neuroendocrine tumour diagnosis and treatment, took to social media to express gratitude to those who gave him love and support to help him get through his tough phase.
Actress Amy Jackson on Sunday announced that she was expecting her first child with her fiance and businessman George Panayiotou.
Katrina's video elicited reactions from her Bollywood co-stars Shraddha Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Nargis Fakhri and Farah Khan who seemed in total awe of the beautiful actress.
Riding on the wave of success of “A Sea Between Us,” Faia’s debut album, the singer is becoming hugely popular with both Arabic and Western audiences, reflecting her childhood growing up in Aleppo before moving to Sweden with her family at the age of 11 and relocating to Scotland to study at Glasgow University.
Short+Sweet Theatre came to Dubai in 2013 and has grown from a two-week event to seven weeks this year, making it the second largest ten-minute theatre festival in the world after Sydney.
'My day at the Rashid Centre was full of fun and entertainment and I felt that it also gave Rashid Centre’s students a positive energy,' said Nour Al Ghandour