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3.25

A Thought Provoking, Emotional Ride That Carries An Impactful Splash!

Chhapaak, that has a non-linear screenplay, is a very interesting, thought provoking film on acid attacks that happen across the country and the treatment too by Meghna Gulzar is grounded and apt for this sort of a subject. The most intriguing part of the film was undoubtedly the parts of the flashb...(more)

Source: Akash, MovieCrow

3.50

A brave story of a woman's grit and indomitable spirit

Chhaapak is a sensitive film with a delicate, yet powerful, handling of a heinous crime against women, and an important story that needs to be heard.(more)

Source: Sreeparna Sengupta, Times Of India

3.50

Deepika Padukone is stellar in Meghna Gulzar's impactful film

Chhapaak is a story that makes you sob and smile at the same time. It's a sensitive, brave and gut-wrenching story that's not easy to watch, but definitely worth telling.(more)

Source: Monika Rawal Kukreja, Hindustan Times

3.00

Deepika Padukone's All Heart Performance Makes The Film A Hindi Cinema Milestone

Chhapaak has several parts that are delicately crafted. But the aggregation of the elements that constitute film does not somehow yield something greater than the sum of the parts. Nonetheless the parts that work do make Chhapaak essential viewing. Watch it not just for Deepika Padukone but also for...(more)

Source: Saibal Chatterjee , NDTV Movies

4.00

'Though its a story of inspiration, Meghna Gulzar's Chhapaak is not the kind of film you walk out feeling entertained or ecstatic

Chhapaak is solid, uncomfortable viewing, but it is also meditative and meandering. Towards the latter portions, it wanders off a bit unsure about the direction it wants to take -- a personal story, a public story or catch a breath in Meghna Gulzar's verse.(more)

Source: Sukanya Verma., Rediff.com

3.50

An emotional force

Chhapaak an emotional force of its own though some may end up finding it measured to a fault. The only excess the film indulges in, is FabIndia. The wardrobe of almost every character/actor appears to have been sourced from the store. And that makes for quite a visual splash.(more)

Source: NAMRATA JOSHI, The Hindu

3.25

Despite Deepika Padukone's Strong Performance, The Film Doesn's Feel Urgent Enough

hhapaak is powered by good intentions and progressive messaging but the film is undermined by a flawed screenplay(more)

Source: Anupama Chopra, Filmcompanion.in

3.00

Deepika Padukone Stands Brave In This Story Of Triumph Over Tragedy

In one of the scenes in the film, Deepika Padukone's Malti quips, "Unhone meri surat badli hai, mera mann nahi" and it makes you realize the importance of standing confident and undeterred even in the darkest phase of life.(more)

Source: Madhiri, One India

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Nok Jhok” Gulzar Siddharth Mahadevan
2 “Chhapaak - Title Track” Gulzar Arijit Singh