Akshay Kumar contributes 5 lakhs each to 16 innovators from across the country - Bollywood Bubble

Akshay Kumar contributes 5 lakhs each to 16 innovators from across the country

Akshay Kumar contributes 5 lakhs each to 16 innovators from across the country

Akshay Kumar is presently busy promoting his upcoming release ‘PadMan’. Through the course, he is not only trying to break stigma relating to menstruation, but is also touching upon several other social issues as well. (Also Read: Akshay Kumar can play the role of a politician with ease and THESE pictures prove it)

The actor recently attended an innovation conclave which had in attendance 16 enthusiastic innovators from across the country. The actor was so impressed with their zill towards bringing change, that he announced a grant of Rs 5 lakhs to each of them.

Now that’s like a true hero, right?

‘PadMan’, based on Tamilnadu man Arunachalam Muruganantham’s invention of of a machine that produces sanitary napkin at the cheapest cost, hits the theatres on 25th January.

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Deepika, Shahid and Ranveer thank Akshay for changing the release date of PadMan

Today Akshay Kumar surprised everyone by pushing ahead the release date of his film ‘PadMan’, so that Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’ gets a solo release. The actor had organised a press conference at his residence where along with him even SLB was present. At the press conference, he announced that he is postponing his movie. Akshay’s this gesture has surely stolen our hearts.

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Well, the star cast of ‘Padmaavat’, Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh took to Twitter to thank Akshay.

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So, now ‘Padmaavat’ will be the only film hitting the screens on January 25, 2018. We simply can’t wait to watch the movie. (Also Read: JUST IN! Padmaavat: Deepika, Shahid and Ranveer-starrer all set to get a solo release)

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PadMan: Akshay Kumar-starrer gets showcased at the University of Oxford

Akshay Kumar-starrer ‘PadMan’ is surely a special film for Indian film industry. For the first time, a movie based on menstrual awareness is made and that too it features a superstar like Akshay.

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The movie is co-produced by Akshay’s wife and actress, Twinkle Khanna. She was recently at the Oxford University where she spoke about menstrual awareness and her production venture. Well, ‘PadMan’ was also showcased there which makes it the first Indian film to be screened at University of Oxford.

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On his Instagram handle, Akshay posted a video of Twinkle’s speech. The actor posted, “From period taboos to period poverty, @twinklerkhanna takes the conversation on Menstrual hygiene global at Oxford Union, the debating society of #OxfordUniversity! #PadManInOxford.”

Well, this is surely a big deal for Bollywood to have a film showcased at the University of Oxford. (Also Read: BREAKING: PadMan POSTPONED! Akshay Kumar-starrer to now hit the screens on THIS DATE)

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