Padman

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  • Movie Director: R Balki
  • Cast and Crew: Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte, Sonam Kapoor
  • Releasing Date: 26 January, 2018
  • Music Composers: Amit Trivedi
  • Production House: Mrs Funnybones Movies
  • Fun Fact: R Balki roped in his luck charm Amitabh Bachchan for a cameo, Big B is playing himself in the movie.
  • Why it Made News: Twinkle Khanna announced PadMan as her maiden venture, under her individual production banner.

PadMan is inspired from the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham who hails from Tamil Nadu. Played by Akshay Kumar, Arunachalam Muruganantham’s mission was to make sanitary napkins available for poor women in the rural areas. Hence, he came up with low-cost sanitary napkin machine and also created awareness about menstrual hygiene in rural India. Arunachalam Muruganantham undertook several experiments to finally come up with a successful low-cost sanitary napkin.

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