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.