Deepika Padukone has wrapped the first schedule of Chhapaak shooting in Delhi. The Padmaavat actor who began shooting for the film in the capital on 25 March, 2019 returned to Mumbai on Thursday.
Deepika was spotted at the airport, and she had kept her look simple yet classy as she donned a basic black tee paired with relaxed denim jeans and black heels.
The actor who had been having a hectic schedule in Delhi also saw massive crowds of fans at the shooting locales such as Shankar Market and CP.
She will be seen playing the acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, who was attacked at 15 by a 32-year-old man Gudda and his alias Nadeem Syed whose advances she had rejected.
Padukone was appreciated when her first look from the film was released. She received appreciation from all quarters with fans getting anxious to see her live, shooting places in Delhi were mostly always crowded.
Chhapaak, helmed by Talvar fame director, Meghna Gulzar is also the actor’s maiden production venture. Padukone signed on the project with the female lead after she realized how important the story was, and that it should be told.
Earlier in the week, from social media swarming with news and glimpses from the actor’s shoot also saw the actor binging on Delhi’s food. She was spotted indulging herself in some of Purani Dilii’s famous street food.
Deepika Padukone is the only and perhaps the first woman to have delivered a 300 crore film, Padmaavat, as the female solo lead.
Chhapaak also stars Vikrant Massey in the lead. Principal photography for the film began in February 2019, and it is scheduled to release on 10th January 2020.