‘Chhapaak’ movie based on the real story of Laxmi Aggarwal, the narration of the real incident has been executed by Deepika Padukone in the lead role. This film is helmed by Meghna Gulzar and she has very well directed the film by picking up the real understanding of Laxmi’s feelings; the way she took up the fight for justice for acid attack survivors. Deepika’s fans are getting crazy about her performance in the film. The great news is that this film has also inspired the Uttarakhand government to initiate a proposal for the benefit of acid attack survivors. According to the recent report on a news portal, the Uttarakhand government has announced to start a pension scheme for acid attack survivors.
The new scheme revealed that the government will give a pension of Rs 5000-6000 to the survivors, so that, they can live a life of solemnity and help them achieve their dreams. The proposal is yet to be approved by the cabinet in order to get it implemented.
Though, at the box office, ‘Chhapaak’ has registered a slow start with Rs 4.25 crore on its first day and Rs 6 crore on its second day. The film is facing tough competition from Ajay Devgan’s period drama ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’. Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak movie unlocked with an overwhelming response from the audience. The film has been attacked by critics and the audience alike.
Chhapaak revolves around the life of an acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. The film clearly reveals how Laxmi had survived the acid attack and ended up fighting up for justice for self and later helping other acid attack survivors to fight for their justice from the culprits.
The film had left a huge bang on the minds of the audience and an example of it can be seen in Uttarakhand Government, where they have announced to start a pension scheme for acid attack survivors.
The scheme was announced by Rekha Arya, State Women, and Child Welfare Minister. She had informed that the government has planned to start a pension scheme under which Rs 5000-6000 would be provided every month to the survivors so that they could live a life with dignity. She said this proposal will be discussed in the cabinet to get it approved for its further necessary action and then the scheme would be in its state of implementation. The main idea behind it is to support the brave women in achieving their dreams. Commenting on Chhapaak’s controversial issues, she said, the film is based on the struggles of someone real incident. Hence, if that person has not objected, there should be no issue for anyone else to get involved in these controversial issues.