Reigning the current Bollywood terrain is superstar Akshay Kumar, while his peers are still thriving to deliver a huge blockbuster, Kumar is ticking this arena with each release of his. This Republic Day, the actor is going to bring to the nation a very important issue – discussion about menstrual hygiene, as his film ‘PadMan‘ revolves around a man who produces cost-effective sanitary napkins for the naïve women living in the remote areas and educating them about its importance. The film also stars actress Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in pivotal roles.
Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor in the new PadMan poster. Image Courtesy: Akshay Kumar’s Twitter.
After releasing two interesting posters of the film, the makers of the film have released a motion poster of the film, wherein Sonam Kapoor is seen giving pronunciation lesson to Akshay Kumar. Releasing the motion poster on Twitter, Khiladi Kumar wrote, “P-A-D + M-A-N = PAD MAN. It’s that simple Coming to you, this Republic Day, 26.01.18@PadManTheFilm @sonamakapoor @radhika_apte @mrsfunnybones @SonyPicsIndia @kriarj #RBalki #PadMan (sic).”
P-A-D + M-A-N = PAD MAN
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) December 7, 2017
Inspired by the life of Coimbatore-based Arunachalam Muruganantham, who found a way to make affordable sanitary napkins for women in his village, ‘PadMan’ is set to release during the Republic Day weekend on January 26, 2018. The film has been written and directed by R. Balki.
In an interview to mid-day as part of the conversation series, Sit with Hitlist, Akshay Kumar also opened up on changing the film’s release date from April 13 to Republic Day. He said, “It stemmed from the fact that a holiday release is an advantageous business proposition.”
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