Akshay Kumar shares new poster of ‘Padman’

Akshay Kumar shared a brand new poster of his upcoming film, ‘Padman’. He captioned the poster as “#PadManTalks : Mad only become famous! @PadManTheFilm @sonamakapoor @radhika_apte @mrsfunnybones @SonyPicsIndia @kriarj #RBalki,” the Toilet: Ek Prem Katha star wrote alongside the picture.

The poster shows Akshay Kumar smiling at his handful of cotton. The film is based on female hygiene and sanitation.

‘Padman’ is the film that will mark the debut of Akshay’s wife Twinkle Khanna’s production banner Mrs Funnybones Movies. The former actress, who turned a columnist and successfully impressed readers with her writing skills, is set to make a comeback to Bollywood as a full-fledged producer.

The film is said to be based on one of the stories from her latest book, ‘The Legend of Laxmi Prasad'. The film’s story is said to be about Arunachalam Muruganantham, who campaigned extensively for menstrual hygiene in rural India, and came to be known as India’s ‘Menstruation Man’. ‘Padman’ will chronicle his quest and experiments of making affordable sanitary napkins for women in his village.

The film stars Sonam Kapoor, Radhika Apte and Amitabh Bachchan in a special role. ‘Padman’ directed by R Balki is scheduled to release next year Republic day.