Tamasha actress Deepika Padukone along with the world badminton champion PV Sindhu will be representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign ‘Bharat Ki Laxmi’ initiative, which celebrates womanhood.

On Tuesday, the actress took her official Twitter handle to share a video featuring Deepika and Sindhu. In the video, the two icons were seen talking about the initiative that aims at bringing to light the commendable work done by women across the nation. Alongside the video, Deepika wrote, “This Diwali, let us throw light on & celebrate the contribution & accomplishments of the women of our country! #BharatKiLaxmi (sic).”

On Monday, PV Sindhu also shared the video with a caption, “Societies grow when women are empowered and their accomplishments are given a place of pride! I support PM @narendramodi ji #BharatKiLaxmi movement. It celebrates extraordinary achievements of extraordinary women of India. This Diwali, let’s celebrate womanhood (sic).”

On Tuesday, PM Narendra Modi retweeted Sindhu’s video and captioned it, “India’s Nari Shakti epitomises talent and tenacity, determination and dedication. Our ethos has always taught us to strive for women empowerment. Through this video, @Pvsindhu1 And @deepikapadukone excellently convey the message of celebrating #BharatKiLaxmi (sic).”


On the work front, Deepika will be next seen in director Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak, a film based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, which is also produced by her.

She will also be seen sharing screen space with her husband Ranveer Singh in Kabir Khan’s 83.