PadMan, Twinkle Khanna’s debut venture under the Mrs Funnybones production banner has finally gotten a release date. The film, starring Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, and Radhika Apte in pivotal roles, would release next April. It revolves around the true story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social entrepreneur and Padma Shree awardee, who revolutionised the production of low-cost sanitary napkins in India.
Twinkle shared the first poster of PadMan, which shows a celebrating Akshay Kumar on a cycle. Check it out here:
The film is directed by R Balki.
Arunachalam Muruganantham’s is an inspiring story. He learnt to manufacture low-cost sanitary pads, and then went on to teach village women how to do the same, thus creating menstrual hygiene awareness as well as employment opportunities.