Recently, first look of Deepika Padukone starrer Chhapaak has been unveiled to the audience through social media. In this movie, Vikrant Massey has been casted opposite Padmavaat actor Deepika Padukone. By looking at Deepika as Malti who is an acid attack victim, audience has been stumped completely. Resemblance between Deepika Padukone and Laxmi Aggarwal can be found here also on whose life the movie is based upon. Laxmi is a survivor of acid attack. Both the Bollywood celebrities as well as the audiences are quite impressed with the look of Deepika Padukone in this movie. In addition, Deepika has also announced that release date of the movie Chhapaak will be 10th January, 2020. Meghna Gulzar is the director of Chhapaak who has last helmed the movie Raazi. In this movie, fresh pairing of Vikrant Massey and Deepika Padukone will be seen.
Vikrant Massey has acted in the movies like Lipstick Under My Burkha, A Death in the Gunj, Half Girlfriend and Dil Dhadakne Do in the past. In the movie Chhapaak, Vikrant will be seen as a social activist named Alok Dixit who later on turns out to be love interest of Deepika Padukone aka Malti also. Shooting for this movie has been started by Vikrant from 20th March.
During a chat, Vikrant has shared his feeling on working with the Piku actress Deepika Padukone. Vikrant has said, “Working with an actress of her calibre is not just an opportunity but also a huge responsibility. I’m both nervous and excited.”
In addition to his co-star Deepika Padukone, 31 year old Vikrant Massey has talked a little about his character also. He has said, “Alok has been working with acid attack survivors for a while now and has been through the entire struggle with Laxmi. The film will showcase interesting dynamics between the two”.
On the occasion, Vikrant has also said that he has been eating almost everything at the moment as he needs to put on some weight for his role in Chhapaak. He has been consuming sweets, saturated fat and even junk food. Till now, he has gained about 8kg of weight. In the course of time, he requires to put on 2 to 3 kg more. It looks like a tedious task. what do you think?