Laxmi Agarwal (Acid attack) Age, Boyfriend, Children, Family, Biography, Networth

Introduction

Laxmi Agarwal is an Indian campaigner with Stop Sale Acid and a TV host. Agarwal was born on 1 June 1990. She was attacked in 2005 at age 15, by a 32-year-old man Naeem Khan aka Guddu, as she had refused to marry him.

She is the Founder of Stop Sale Acid, a campaign against acid violence and sale of acid. Laxmi started this campaign with #StopSaleAcid which garnered nationwide support.

Deepika Padukone is acting and producing a film based on her life with director Meghana Gulzar. The film is titled Chapak and is scheduled to release in January 2020.

Laxmi Agarwal
Laxmi Agarwal

Biography

 

Biography
NameLakshmi Agarwal
Profession(s)Activitist
Famous ForAcid Attack Survivor in 2005
Height (approx.)centimeters– 163
meters-1.63
feet inches-5 feet 4 inches
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 50
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1 June 1990
Birth Palace New Delhi, India
Age29 (As In 2019)
ResidenceNew Delhi
Star Sign/Zodiac SignGemini
NationalityIndia
HometownNew Delhi, India
ReligionHinduism
Hobbies
Educational & Qualification
SchoolSarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya
College/UniversityNot Known
QualificationNot Known
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Husband / Affairs(Boyfriend)Alok Dixit
ChildrenPihu(Daughter)
Family
ParentsFather– Not Known
Mother– Not Known
Brother– Anurag Chauhan
Source of Income & Net Worth
Net worthNot Known
Income SourceAnchoring, Modelling, etc.
Laxmi Agarwal With Boyfriend and Daughter
Laxmi Agarwal With Boyfriend Alok Dixit and Daughter Pihu

Laxmi Agarwal career

She began her career as a campaigner raising voice for the acid attack victims. She worked as a coordinator during the initial period. Laxmi gathered 27,000 signatures for ling a petition to curb the sale of acid and took the issue to Indian Supreme Court. Her efforts result in the regulation of acid sales by central and state governments and easy procedure for the prosecution of acid attacks.

Agarwal is working as a director of an NGO called ‘Chhanv Foundation’ which works to help acid attacks survivors in India. After, She has become the voice of the victims and hosted a TV show ‘Udaan’ aired on New Express in 2014. Laxmi has been giving speeches, motivating the victims to start their life again.

She has received many awards for her work including the ‘2014 International Women of Courage award’ received it from US First Lady Michelle Obama and also titled as ‘NDTV Indian of the Year’.

Laxmi agarwal with Michel obama
Michel Obama with Laxmi Agarwal

Laxmi Agarwal Family, Relationship and Caste

Laxmi was in a relationship with social activist Alok Dixit. Alok decided not to get married and instead opted to be in a live-in relationship. For not getting married Alok Dixit said We don’t want people to come to our wedding and comment on Laxmi’s looks. she has been separated from her partner (Alok Dixit) since 2015

They together have a daughter named Pihu and Laxmi had a brother named Anurag Chauhan.

Laxmi Agarwal biopic
Laxmi Agarwal biopic starring Deepika Padukone

Laxmi Agarwal Education

she did not study after 10th and attended their school education in Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya.

Laxmi Agarwal Ramp walk
Laxmi Agarwal Ramp walk

Some Lesser Known Facts about Laxmi Agarwal

  • After she recovered from the attack she started campaigning for ‘Stop Acid Attacks’ and worked as a campaign coordinator.
  • She named her own campaign as StopSaleAcid.
  • Laxmi Agarwal and other survivors of acid attacks stood together and started a hunger strike for the rehabilitation of such survivors and also to achieve immediate legal justice.
  • She was honored with the International Women of Courage Award presented by the First Lady, Michelle Obama in 2014.
  • In 2018, Laxmi Agarwal disclosed that she had been facing difficulty in finding a job.
  • Deepika Padukone signed to play the role of Laxmi in her biopic with the director, Meghna Gulzar.