Deepika Padukone is undaunted by the online trolls targetting her recently released movie ‘Chhapaak’ after she stood solidarity with the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Ever since her visit to the university, she has been at the receiving end of criticism and trolling on social media.
Her visit even affected the Box-office collection and ratings of her recently released movie Chhapaak. The movie which is based on the life of an acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal received a mild response from the moviegoers.
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🙌🏽 #chhapaak #Repost @voguearabia with @get_repost ・・・ Starring award-winning Indian actor Deepika Padukone, the film Chhapaak is based on the life of acid-attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, and hit the movie theatres last Friday, January 10. “On a much deeper level, hopefully we will be able to challenge the notion of what beauty is, or the way we’ve been conditioned to understand beauty," says @deepikapadukone. Since chemical assault rates in India are reported in the hundreds per year and continue to rise, Chhapaak is a crucial story that needs to be told — click the link in bio for four reasons why the film deserves to be seen. #Chhapaak #VogueArabia استوحيت قصة فيلم Chhapaak من بطولة نجمة هوليوود الحائزة على عدة جوائز #ديبيكا_بادكون من أحداث قصة الهجوم الحمضي الأسيدي الذي نجت منه لاكشمي أغاروال ويطلق في دور السينما يوم 10 يناير الجاري. "نأمل أن نتمكن من تحدي مفهوم الجمال لدى الناس، أو الطريقة التي جُبلنا فيها على فهم الجمال" هذا ما قالته النجمة ديبيكا بادكون. ويبدو أن قصة هذا الفيلم يجب أن تُروى الآن في الوقت الذي تتخطى فيها أعداد حالات الهجوم بالحمض الأسيدي المئات في الهند تحديداً، ويستمر هذا العدد في الارتفاع. اعرفوا المزيد من الأسباب التي تدفعكم لمتابعة هذا الفيلم عبر الرابط في البايو.
From people downvoting the film in large numbers to an aggressive #BoycottChhapaak campaign being run on Twitter, people were leaving no stone unturned to slam the actress for supporting the students.
The movie managed to earn Rs 34.03 crore nett and Rs 40 crore gross in two weeks at the domestic box office, while it earned Rs 13.03 crore in the overseas market. The movies that released alongside Chhapaak, Tanhaji: The Unsung outnumbered Chhapaak and is still running successfully in the theatres.
Talking about the IMDB ratings, after the flood of 1-star ratings, Chhapaak’s IMDB ratings are stabilized at 4.6 stars.
Here, check out the user’s ratings on IMDB:
Meanwhile, a video of Deepika Padukone has been making rounds on social media, which is a month old. In the video, Deepika Padukone can be seen giving out a clear message to her trollers. Giving a perfect reply to her trollers, Deepika said:
“Unhone meri IMDb rating badli hai, mera mann nahi” (which roughly translates to: They have changed my IMDb rating, not my mind).
Here, check out the video:
— ria (@MonaDarlingx) January 29, 2020
Talking about her upcoming movies, Deepika will be next seen in the movie ’83’ where she will be playing the role of Kapil Dev’s wife. The role of Kapil Dev will be played by Ranveer Singh.