Pictures and videos of the same have surfaced over the internet. Soon, netizens praised the actress for her bold move and join the protests. Even, celebs like Anurag Kashyap, Swara Bhasker, Pooja Bhatt, Anubhav Sinha, Richa Chadha and more applauded Deepika for her brave move!
Anurag went on to say that Deepika is also a film producer and hence by taking this stand (visiting the Uni), stakes are even higher for her. Pooja stated that the ‘Chhapaak’ star has a large heart!
Check out the tweets here:
— Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) 1578409806000
Let’s not forget she is also the producer of the films .. stakes are even higher . Mad respect for @deepikapadukone https://t.co/y5CPzSEedU
— Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) 1578413686000
Thank uuuuu for your support! Kudos to every single person who has spoken up. We welcome their solidarity and salut… https://t.co/11nZhLJI7a
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) 1578411712000
Coupled with a conscience and a truly large heart.. https://t.co/lRLHUJuZeM
— Pooja Bhatt (@PoojaB1972) 1578412494000
Brava @deepikapadukone ❤️!
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) 1578410165000
#Bollywood just got JNU-ised!!!!! 🙂 ♥️♥️♥️ #LongLiveJNU #JNUProtests https://t.co/MXyLBBck67
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) 1578410333000
I have been saying so. Women are stronger beings. RESPECT @deepikapadukone
— Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) 1578408931000
For the unversed, a group of masked miscreants entered the campus and attacked the students as well as teachers on Sunday evening.
While several celebs expressed their concerns over social media, others like Anurag Kashyap, Anurag Basu, Taapsee Pannu, Gauahar Khan, Vishal Bhardwaj with wife Rekha Bhardwaj, Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal, Reema Kagti, Dia Mirza and more protested against the attack in Mumbai.
Meanwhile, Deepika will be seen playing the role of the acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal in her upcoming film ‘Chhapaak’. Helmed by Meghna Gulzar, the film also stars Vikrant Massey in a pivotal role. The film will hit the screens on January 10, 2020.