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.
Poonam Sinha, wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, will be contesting against Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh from the Lucknow parliamentary constituency.
Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to Christie's auction house.
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra was shaking a leg to a Bollywood number along with a new dancing partner.
“The Sentence Is Death” is Horowitz’s fast-paced, lively sequel to “The Word Is Murder.” In both mysteries, he mashes up fact and fiction, telling the story through a character based closely on himself.