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Chhapaak (2020)




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Malti (Deepika Padukone) was attacked with acid on a street in New Delhi, in 2005. Through her story, the film makes an attempt to understand the on-ground consequences of surviving an acid attack in India, the medico-legal-social state of affairs that transpires after the acid has been hurled and the face is irreparably burnt.

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Critic Reviews for Chhapaak

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (2)

Graceful direction and a mature performance by a Bollywood A-lister, surrounded by a strong supporting cast, come together to make an uplifting movie.

January 14, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Director Meghna Gulzar and Indian superstar Deepika Padukone are affecting without excess in this fact-based drama about the aftermath of a horrible crime.

January 10, 2020 | Full Review…
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If the conversation around acid regulation was dying down, Gulzar's film beautifully reinvigorates it and not simply due to the Deepika Padukone stimulus package.

February 14, 2020 | Full Review…

Meghna Gulzar has once again shown it's possible to marry art with mart.

January 14, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Despite the heaviness of heart you feel while watching, writer-director Meghna Gulzar and co-writer Atika Chohan succeed tremendously in not make this a sob story, while never for a moment forgetting that Malti's existence is harder than most women...

January 14, 2020 | Full Review…

Chhapaak is powered by good intentions and progressive messaging but the film is undermined by a flawed screenplay.

January 10, 2020 | Full Review…

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