Deepika Padukone conducts sting operation on acid sale
Actor Deepika Padukone has shared a new video over the rampant sale of acid in India after conducting a ‘social experiment’ with the team of her film Chhapaak.
Deepika conducted a sting operation to check how easily shopkeepers sell acid without requiring a proof of identity from the buyer.
“If someone proposes to you and you say no, raise your voice when someone harasses you, or if you fight for your rights…and someone throws acid on your face,” Deepika says in the video.
She said the biggest reason why acid is thrown on people is acid itself, adding that acid wouldn’t be thrown if it was not easily available.
Deepika conducts the experiment in which she sits in a car with two cameramen and other team members while multiple actors hit multiple shops in Mumbai to buy acid.
Someone plays a plumber, another a businessman, a student, a drunkard, a housewife and a street goon. They hit local grocery and hardware stores, asking for acid, while Deepika watches the interaction from her car.
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