Deepika Padukone visits Siddhivinayak Temple to seek blessings for Chhapaak

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Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone on Friday visited Mumbai’s famous Siddhivinayak Temple to seek blessings for her recently released film Chhapaak.

Deepika Padukone visits Siddhivinayak Temple

The actress was papped outside the temple clad in a beige colour ethnic wear which she teamed up with a pair of traditional earrings and leather jootis.

Deepika Padukone visits Siddhivinayak Temple to seek blessings for Chhapaak 5

Deepika Padukone visits Siddhivinayak Temple

Deepika Padukone visits Siddhivinayak Temple to seek blessings for Chhapaak 6

Playing an acid attack survivor in her film ‘Chhapaak’, Deepika visited the temple to seek blessings for her film that released today.

The film has been mired in a controversy with people calling for a boycott of the film after she came to stand in support of JNU students in New Delhi.

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The movie is based on the real-life acid attack survivor Laxmi, who at the age of 15, was attacked allegedly by a spurned lover in 2005. Laxmi had to undergo several surgeries. Later, she took up the job of helping acid attack survivors and promoted campaigns to stop such attacks.

Chhapaak’ is helmed by director Meghna Gulzar who is known for her outstanding work in blockbuster hit ‘Raazi’. It is being co-produced by Deepika and Fox Star Studios.