Revolving around the life of an acid-attack survivor Malti (Deepika Padukone), the story covers 13 years of her life. From the 12th grade when the incident happened to the hearing of her court case, we see the ups & downs of her life. It starts with Malti lookout for a job and bumping into Amol (Vikrant Massey). Amol runs an NGO named Chaaya who helps the acid-attack survivors.
Malti unites him in this cause and goes through the traces of her journey through the other survivors. She also gathers the courage of fighting for the PIL (Publish Interest Litigation) helmed by her for banning the open sale of acid. It’s all about what all she goes through with the fact that few drops of acid can’t take everything from her.
Star Cast: Deepika Padukone, Vikrant Massey, Madhurjeet Sarghi, Ipshita Chakraborty
Director: Meghna Gulzar
Chhapaak Movie Review
Out of her two splendid motion pictures (Talvar, Raazi) before this Meghna hasn’t composed any of them exclusively. Talvar was Vishal Bhardwaj and Raazi’s story was from Harinder Sikka’s Calling Sehmat. Indeed, even in Chhapaak, she gets Atika Chohan (Margarita With A Straw, Waiting) on-board to help with the story and exchanges. She lays the base precisely dealing with the pace and is truly effective till the main half. My quick idea at the break point was – “For the most part everything is practiced, what now?”
There are really chilling minutes that will constrain you to alter your position. A questioner disregarding to have nourishment before Malti, somebody naming her ‘impaired’ and all the more such minutes upsets the human in you. I significantly have four issues with the content – drowsy court successions, Malti’s family was thoroughly out of the center, with the solid story comes the requirement for a solid peak and sentimental edge works halfway
The character of Malti and the prosthetics required an entertainer who can standardize its mind boggling characteristics. Deepika Padukone hits those levels at specific focuses. Meghna depends on her grin to lit up the screen and she’s really effective at it. Deepika effectively accomplishes a gigantic errand to keep up the harmony between showing the feelings and let her face do the talking.
Vikrant Massey gets a silly character. He really attempts to fit in the story, yet there’s no strong substance he could include during the significant lump of his screen-space. From the supporting cast, Madhurjeet Sarghi who plays the legal counselor is wonderful at what she does. Ipshita Chakraborty is splendid in her appearance.
Allows simply put it along these lines – I anticipated that this should be in any event Raazi level if not Talvar however Meghna Gulzar comes up short. It may be a direct result of holding the affectability to the subject, yet a great deal of things are absent. She had everything structured on the platter to prepare a tasty supper yet she wrecks with the fixings. Meghna decides to end on a stunning note however that too missed the arrival for me. After a rushed and unsurprising consummation, Meghna takes an offbeat course to close the peak.
The motion picture takes the correct choice to incorporate only two tunes however Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy neglects to intrigue with the sentimental track, Nok Jhok. The title track by Arijit Singh strikes quite a few harmonies and it’s absolutely soul-moving. Foundation score goes unregistered and could’ve been something more.
All said and done, Chhapaak offers a strong expression uncovering the permissive discipline for the grievous wrongdoing of corrosive assault. It figures out how to show the agony however defocuses consideration through the voyage of recuperation. It extends the unsettling influence!
Chhapaak Movie Review Rating: 3/5 Stars (Three stars)
Chhapaak box office prediction
Deepika Padukone’s fame, and the film’s substance is probably going to guarantee a strong opening for Chhapaak. Nonetheless, the film that is at present entangled in a debate because of Padukone’s appearance at JNU, is additionally conflicting with Ajay Devgn and Kajol’s period dramatization Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior and Rajinikanth’s Darbar. The film is henceforth, likely, to open between Rs 5-Rs 8 crore.
Be that as it may, if Gulzar’s past motion picture Raazi is anything to pass by, Chhapaak could perform consistently to get one of the most elevated procuring and adored motion pictures of the year.