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.
I was working for Ajay Devgn and Kajol's home production film 'Dil Kya Kare' with Prakash Jha. During that, in Bengaluru, while on my way to the studio, I had a massive accident where a truck hit my car, and the glass of my car went into my face mostly.
Bollywood celebrities took to social media to laud the efforts of doctors and other medical workers who have been fighting incessantly on the frontline in our battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sheikha Latifa reiterated that the cultural and creative sector is an important and vital part of Dubai's future plans. She also stressed the importance of this sector in creating opportunities and innovative ideas that could serve other fields and sectors.
"A positive mindset and attitude can lead us halfway through a battle to victory. Never give in to negative thoughts or people's perceptions of yourself. Keep doing what you need to do, give it your best, and have faith in what is to unfold and yourself."
Singer and head of state reportedly discussed issues related to young people.