Finally, Akshay Kumar’s much awaited drama biography PadMan got released today and Bollywood celebrities are going gaga over it. The R Balki’s directorial project PadMan which is produced by Twinkle Khanna also features Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in pivotal roles. Radhika is essaying the role of Akshay Kumar’s wife, who is a conservative woman.
PadMan is based on a short story from Twinkle's book The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad which was inspired from 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.
Akshay received a wide support for his educative film which is based on menstrual hygiene. Filmmaker Karan Johar praising Akshay’s film wrote, ‘’#Padman is such an exceptionally intended and relevant film! So proud of @mrsfunnybones to begin her forray as a producer with such an important film! Huge Congratulations to #Balki @sonamakapoor @radhika_apte @kriarj @akshaykumar.’’
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Akshay Kumar’s Toilet Ek Prem Katha co-star Bhumi Pednekar called PadMan an inspiring film. Sharing her views about the film she wrote, ‘’Loved #PadMan,inspired and liberated @mrsfunnybones ma’am what a brilliant start & concept @akshaykumar sir you’ve killed it. The climax scenes,WOW.@sonamakapoor you lit up the screen,So endearing @radhika_apte amaze .All the best team,#RBalki @kriarj @SonyPictures.’’
Actor Arjun Kapoor praising the performances of Akshay, Sonam and Radhika wrote, ‘’That climax alone is worth the prize of admission in @PadManTheFilm A Nobel film one that every Indian must watch !!! Loved @sonamakapoor & @radhika_apte s portrayal @akshaykumar who i always love as a star connected with me as an actor... proud day for @mrsfunnybones & Balki Sir.’’
Actor Maniesh Paul called Akshay's film a must watch and wrote, ''Its #Padman day...pls go n watch d film in a theatre near u...a much needed film...thanks and all d best @akshaykumar paaji @mrsfunnybones.''
Ranveer Singh posted a funny video praising the superhero Akshay's for his film PadMan. He wrote, ''All the best to my Superhero @akshaykumar for @padmanthefilm ! In theatres today!''
Loved #PadMan,inspired and liberated 🌈 @mrsfunnybones ma’am what a brilliant start & concept 🙏🏻 @akshaykumar sir you’ve killed it.The climax scenes,WOW.@sonamakapoor you lit up the screen,So endearing❤️ @radhika_apte amaze 🙃.All the best team,#RBalki @kriarj @SonyPictures— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) February 9, 2018
#padman is a #MustWatch Period #superhero @mrsfunnybones ,flying in on her apron, makes a most relevant film! Kudos to @akshaykumar @sonamakapoor #RBalki for this warm, bitter- sweet and most important movie. See you at the cinemas!— srishti arya (@shrishtiarya) February 9, 2018