Actor: Deepika Padukone, Vikrant Massey
Director: Meghna Gulzar
Producer: Fox Star Studios, Deepika Padukone, Mriga films
Release Date: January 10, 2020
Looking at the acid violence through the lens of survivor Laxmi Agarwal Chhapaak tells the story of a girl (Malti) is coming from an unprivileged but humble background and When malti refuses the advances made by a man twice her age she is attacked with the acid on a street in New Delhi. With her face irreparably burnt, Malti undergoes medico-social rehabilitation a prolonged string of facial surgeries a legal battle against her attacker and a constant struggle to become economically independent. During this time Malti also joins a campaign against Acid violence and comes across other victims. She forms an inexplicable bond with Amol the founder of the campaign but it is Malti`s game-changing PIL in the Supreme Court of India with her lawyer Archana Bajaj that inspires the Judiciary to amend the laws on acid violence. A story of the triumph of the unquashable human spirit.