The 2021 film Gehraiyaan has been attracting quite the attention. It has been critically acclaimed by critics but, has faced mixed opinions from the audiences. Starring Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday, Dhairya Karwa in main roles, with Naseeruddin Shah and Rajat Kapoor in supporting roles, the film is directed by Kapoor & Sons famed Shakun Batra.
With this recent film, Deepika Padukone once again has cemented her position as not just the Hindi film industry’s most popular leading lady but also one who isn’t afraid to experiment and dabble in different genres. Her nuanced and layered portrayal of Alisha in Batra’s coming-of-age film received rave reviews from the audience and critics alike. She stood out and stole the show with several stating that no one could have played the character the way she did.
Deepika Padukone finally took a breather and left for Bangalore which is her hometown to celebrate the success of the film and the phenomenal reactions with her family as they reside there. The star will be in the city over the weekend and gets back on Monday to dive headfirst into her film commitments and other work commitments.
Possibly her most raw, real, and relatable character, Padukone went out on a limb for Gehraiyaan’s Alisha, embracing her beauty and flaws with equal ease. While she has been inundated with calls ever since the film, the superstar mentioned that the most touching feedback came from her family, given that the subject of anxiety and mental health was an extremely personal one.