Actors Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte are gearing up for the release of their upcoming film Pad Man. The movie deals with the subject of menstrual hygiene and thus B-town stars these days are seen accepting and passing Pad Man challenge. Celebs are posing with sanitary pads to show that that periods are normal. After Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt and Deepika Padukone, Fanney Khan stars Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao posted a video in which they can be seen talking about sanitary napkins.
Rajkummar took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share the video. He tweeted, “#PadManChallenge with the most wonderful @AnilKapoor. @akshaykumar @sonamakapoor @radhika_apte. It’s Natural. Period. Here we go @ayushmannk & @aditiraohydari.”
Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) February 4, 2018
After the video surfaced on social media, many celebs including Anil’s daughter Sonam Kapoor lauded it. The actress wrote, “Woohoo!! Dad this is fantastic! I am who I am because of you and how you think! #progressive #feminist #artist #BestDad.”
Akshay and Aditi Raoi Hydari also praised the video.
Before this, many stars posed with sanitary napkins and extended their support to Pad Man.
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Thank you for tagging me @akshaykumar ! Yes, that’s a Pad in my hand & there's nothing to be ashamed about...It's natural! Period. #PadManChallenge Copy, Paste this & Challenge your friends to take a photo with a Pad! Here I am challenging Badminton Champion & Olympic Medal Winner @pvsindhu1 👊🏽
Just hanging around in the gym.. with a pad :) no biggie! Thank you @akshaykumar for the challenge.. I shall challenge my fellow gym-ers @YasminBodyImage @Sophie_Choudry & @impoornapatel #PadManChallenge pic.twitter.com/xHLaSwt39Q— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) February 2, 2018
Thank you @mrsfunnybones— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) February 2, 2018
Yes, that’s a Pad in my hand & there's nothing to be ashamed about. It's natural! Period. #PadManChallenge. Copy, Paste this & Challenge your friends to take a photo with a Pad. Here I am Challenging @SrBachchan , @iamsrk & @BeingSalmanKhan pic.twitter.com/lY7DEevDmD
The movie is based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, the man who developed low cost sanitary napkins. Directed by R. Balki, the film is all set to hit the screens on February 9 and will fight the box office battle with Sidharth Malhotra starrer Aiyaary.