Deepika Padukone who has been in Delhi the last couple of days surprised everyone this evening by joining the students brutalised in violence at JNU.
— Supriya Bhardwaj (@Supriya23bh) January 7, 2020
— Prashant Kumar (@scribe_prashant) January 7, 2020
All those making snide remarks on @deepikapadukone’s visit to JNU as a movie promotion exercise, well, she could have chosen SRCC, Amity or Nirma University if it was only to promote a film. The fact that she CHOSE to visit JNU is a brave choice given the times we live in.
— Rohini Singh (@rohini_sgh) January 7, 2020
Deepika Padukone meets JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh with folded hands in JNU! pic.twitter.com/WFA1azRzGk
— Nalini 🌼 (@nalinisharma_) January 7, 2020
Padukone was in Delhi to promote her film Chhapaak which is based on Laxmi Agarwal’s story. Padukone plays an acid attack survivor in the film. Her previous film Padmaavat was attacked by the Karni Sena, a right wing outfit that even threatened to chop her nose off.