Courtesy : Deepika and PV Sindhu
The dimpled beauty of Bollywood, Deepika Padukone is the epitome of beauty, brains, and brilliance. Apart from her outstanding professional front, the actress maintains her personal life with utmost dignity and grace. Known best for her impeccable performances and choice of scripts, she will be seen next acing real-life roles in upcoming films like Kabir Khan’s ‘83 and Meghna Gulzar’s Chhappak, wherein she plays the character of real-life acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal.
This Diwali, Deepika shines bright as she carries the torch for PM Modi's 'Bharat Ki Laxmi' initiative, adding yet another feather on her hat. She shared a video on her social media along with sports icon PV Sindhu. Bharat Ki Laxmi movement is a campaign to honor Indian women who have made a mark with their achievements in various fields for the public good.
In the video, DP along with PV Sindhu is talking about the initiative that aims at bringing to light, the commendable work done by women across the nation.
Sharing the video, Deepika wrote, "This Diwali, let us throw light on & celebrate the contribution & accomplishments of the women of our country! #BharatKiLaxmi (sic)."
Check out the video below:
Earlier, PV Sindhu also took to Twitter to share the video. She wrote, "Societies grow when women are empowered and their accomplishments are given a place of pride! I support PM @narendramodi ji #BharatKiLaxmi movement. It celebrates the extraordinary achievements of extraordinary women of India. This Diwali, let’s celebrate womanhood."
Replying to her tweet, PM Narendra Modi wrote, "India’s Nari Shakti epitomizes talent and tenacity, determination and dedication. Our ethos has always taught us to strive for women empowerment. Through this video, @Pvsindhu1 and @deepikapadukone excellently convey the message of celebrating #BharatKiLaxmi.”
There's nobody else who could have done it other than Deepika as the actress is not only the numero uno Bollywood actress but she has also put India on the World Map with her acting skills and global fan-following. She serves as a source of inspiration to millions across the world as an artist and a humanitarian.
Besides, she is a strong advocate of tackling mental illnesses and is the founder of the Live Love Laugh Foundation and recently, on the occasion of World Mental Health Day, she launched the 'Closet' initiative where she auctions off clothes from her personal collection and the proceeds are directed towards her foundation.
Talking of her upcoming film Chhapaak, the film is directed by Meghna Gulzar and produced by Deepika and Meghna Gulzar in collaboration with Fox Star Studios. It stars Deepika Padukone and Vikrant Massey in lead roles and is slated to release on 10 January 2020.