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.
Adele also discussed the postponement of her Las Vegas residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
In a new interview, Chris Weitz, who directed the second Twilight film, revealed that he reluctantly had to deny her the part of an extra in the background.
Due to my fixation on privacy pertaining to my personal life, it took a lot of time, and a lot of prodding by loved ones, to finally get me to do this," Smith said in a statement.