October 29, 2017
National Award winning actor Akshay Kumars "Padman", an
upcoming Hindi film that focuses on menstruation and women's health, will
release on the Republic Day next year.
Akshay took to Twitter on Sunday to announce the release date.
Alongside the film's poster, Akshay wrote: "Not all superheroes come with capes! Bringing you the true story of a real superhero, ‘Padman' this Republic Day - January 26, 2018."
Inspired by the life of Coimbatore-based Arunachalam Muruganantham, who found a way to make affordable sanitary napkins for women in his village, "Padman" also features Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte.
The film has been written and directed by R. Balki.