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Deepika's acid test

The vitriol against Padukone, who is a hugely popular star, will fade over time. But let's not forget what caused it

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Deepika Padukone | Weekend Reads | Acid attack

Shuma Raha 



Shuma Raha

Chhapaak, starring as an survivor, is a story of triumph. It’s an enabling story about overcoming horrific odds that may suddenly be flung at you, searing you, maiming you, and seemingly condemning you to death in life. It’s a story of hope over hate. For every against a woman springs from hate — a retaliatory hate that insists on teaching her a murderous “lesson”.

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First Published: Fri, January 17 2020. 20:55 IST

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