Deepika Padukone’s much awaited film, Chhapaak, released in the theatres last Friday. The Meghna Gulzar directorial received rave reviews from fans and critics alike. The films is based on real-life acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal and it narrates her journey after the horrific incident.
Chhapaak opened to Rs. 4.77 crore on its first day, inspite of receiving a lot of love and applaud from the audience. Till Wednesday, that is yesterday, it made a total of Rs. 26.53 crore at the box-office. The film locked horns with Ajay Devgn and Saif Ali Khan’s period drama Tanhaji : The Unsung Warrior at the box-office. While Deepika’s film performed well in the big cities, Tanhaji… managed to strike a chord with the masses.
People, who watched Chhapaak have called it Deepika’s best performance so far. Well we’ll have to wait and watch whether the collections match up to the acclaim.