Akshay Kumar created quite a buzz about Padman after releasing the official poster and stills from the film and veteran Anil Kapoor is totally impressed with it!
After tackling cleanliness and hygiene issues with “Toilet Ek Prem Katha” actor Akshay Kumar along with Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte are all set to tackle the issue of sanitary pads in upcoming Padman.
Anil Kapoor took to his social media account and hailed the movie. He wrote,
Some heroes start a revolution that gives women wings & others offer themselves selflessly as the solid ground from which others can take flight! #Padman @akshaykumar @sonamakapoor @radhika_apte #RBalki @mrsfunnybones @kriarj
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) November 16, 2017
Padman, the film is inspired by the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a Tamil Nadu-based social activist, who revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine.
The movie stars Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor in the lead role.
Sonam Kapoor, who is working with Akshay Kumar for the first time in Padman, expressed that working with actor was a pleasure. She wrote on her social media account,
Such a pleasure working with the indomitable Akshay Kumar. He was the perfect person to play the role of #Padman and has brought a sense of humour and love to the film. Of course none of these would have been possible without the humble visionary #Rbalki 🙌 @PadManTheFilm pic.twitter.com/PxkBkebZNg
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) November 15, 2017
Twinkle Khanna, who is co-producing the film, also hailed Padman as superhero story She wrote on social media,
The true story of a superhero #Padman 26-1-2018. A magnificent tale of determination and hope that will both entertain and educate-Period! @akshaykumar @sonamakapoor @radhika_apte #RBalki pic.twitter.com/MI1yVGVuV3
— Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones) November 15, 2017
The movie also stars Amitabh Bachchan in a cameo role. The film is directed by R Balki and slated for 26th January 2018 release.