Deepika attended the IAA World Congress in Kochi hosted by the International Advertising Association. At the event, Deepika was seen as one of the speakers on Friday who concluded the event. The diva looked stunning in a striped suit piece designed by Pauleka and styled Shallena Nathani.
At the event, Deepika commented on getting trolled in social media. The actress confessed that she is well-known to the facts that she too gets trolled on social media. The videos and pictures from the event have gone viral on the internet. In one of the video, Deepika opened up about trolling and social media. Padukone said, “I’m sure I get trolled but its not in my nature to react to negative things. Be honest and be real on social media. Also, it is not necessary to engage in every conversation. My social media posts are authentic and mean something to me. Social media is a great way for me to engage with my fans and know what’s happening in the world but one must know when to cut off.”
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Talking about her upcoming film, Chappak which is based on an acid attack survivor, Deepika quoted, “The business of cinema doesn’t excite me as much as how this medium can reach out and influence people so well.”
Recently, Deepika was honored with Lokmath Maharashtrian of The Year Award. Deepika was also questioned if she wants to join politics and she revealed that she doesn’t have an in-depth understanding about politics. However, if she ever chooses to join, she would like to be the Minister of Swachh Bharat as she is obsessed with cleanliness.
Moreover, Deepika also revealed that when she was a kid, her friends would constantly ask her to come to stay over at their place. Prior, she thought it’s because they love her company but later found out that those people just wanted to get her to clean and organize their stuff.
On a professional front, Deepika was last seen in Padmaavat, which was a Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s directorial. Recently, she is being appointed as the new chairperson of the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. Apart from this, she is working on her next project, Chappak. The film is being directed by Meghna Gulzar. The movie is based on a real-life incident of an acid attack survivor, Lakshmi Agarwal