Laxmi Agarwal is an acid attack survivor. The story of Laxmi Agarwal is adapted in a Deepika Padukone movie, Chhapaak
|Date of Birth||1 June 1990 (31 Years)|
|Educational Qualification||10th pass|
|Known as||Acid attack (2005)|
Laxmi Agarwal belongs to New Delhi. She belongs to a middle-class family. At the age of 15, Laxmi survived an awful acid attack by a 32-year-old man, Gudda a.k.a Nahim Khan, and his 2 other friends; as she had rejected Gudda’s marriage proposal.
Gradually, her work, made her the voice of all the acid attack survivors across the world.She introduced her own campaign ‘Stop Sale Acid.’
In 2014, she was honored with the International Women of Courage Award presented by the First Lady, Michelle Obama.In 2018, Deepika Padukone was signed to play the role of Laxmi in her biopic.
She met her love, Alok Dixit during a campaign. The couple decided to move in together without getting married, challenging all the taboos of the Indian society. They together have a daughter, Pihu. However, the couple split soon after the birth of their daughter.
- In 2016, she walked the ramp at the London Fashion Week.
- She is currently working as a director of an NGO named ‘Chhanv Foundation’
- She was also titled as ‘NDTV Indian of the Year’.