'Padman' is an honest subject: Akshay Kumar

'Padman' is an honest subject: Akshay Kumar

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is at the peak of his career and at this phase he needs awards desperately.

Directed by R Balki, "Padman" revolves around Muruganantham, a social activist from Tamil Nadu, who revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-priced sanitary napkin machine.

When pressed further as to who she believed could have portrayed the role when the project was initially discussed, Twinkle laughed and said, "Are you trying to create trouble in my marriage now?"

Christmas services slated by churches
A special message for children will be followed by lighting candles as "Silent Night" is sung to welcome in Christmas. The midnight mass of Christmas will begin at midnight, and will include parish choir, soloists and instrumentalists.

On the film-front, this movie's song "Aaj Se Teri" is released and at the event, Twinkle was asked if she was into the footsteps of Radhika Apte in the film and would have been the onscreen wife.

The Padman hero was asked about his expectations for the film and the research he went through for the biopic, he said, "I didn't do the research my wife did it". Filmmaker R. Balki and Producer Prernaa Arora were also spotted at the Song launch of PADMAN. Produced by Mrs Funnybones Movies, SPE Films India, Kriarj Entertainment, Cape of Good Films and Hope Productions, "Padman" stars Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte and is written and directed by R Balki. When we chose to take it across the board, across states, across religion, we knew there are only two things that work in this country, one is cricket and other is cinema. If we have somebody the Indian public idolises, and men look upto, we would need someone who is a gamechanger. So we needed cinema to tell this story, I just had his (Balki) name on my mind. I have lived with women all my life, yet I have learned more about the topic while making this film than ever before.

The film is all set to hit the theatres on January 26.

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