Superstar Akshay Kumar unveils two new stills from his upcoming socially relevant film Padman, which is inspired from the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who revolutionized the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine.
Akshay Kumar is will be seen sharing screen space with Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in the film. The actor captioned the first poster, “The STRENGTH behind #PADMAN…find out on 26th January, 2018. @sonamakapoor @PadManTheFilm @radhika_apte @mrsfunnybones @SonyPicsIndia @kriarj #RBalki”
In this poster Sonam Kapoor and Akshay Kumar are seen enjoying a bullock-cart ride during sunset in a village.
The actor captioned the second poster, “The REASON he became #PADMAN…find out on 26th January, 2018. @radhika_apte @PadManTheFilm @sonamakapoor @mrsfunnybones @SonyPicsIndia @kriarj #RBalki”
In this Akshay is seem to have a candid moment with Radhika Apte, who reportedly plays the role of Khiladi Kumar’s wife in the film.
The film will be based on Twinkle Khanna’s book, The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad, which is inspired from the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a Tamil Nadu-based social activist who created a low-cost sanitary napkins machine.
The movie also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Sudhir Pandey and Maya Alagh in pivotal roles. The film is directed by R. Balki, and slated for 26th January 2018 release.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2robQq9MtR8?rel=0]