Superstar Akshay Kumar’s first major release in 2018, PadMan is all set to hit theaters coming Friday on 9th February. Earlier the film was supposed to clash with Neeraj Pandey’s Aiyaary, but now it is being released solo as Pandey has shifted back his film to 16 February.
Akshay Kumar is the new hit machine of Bollywood these days, giving back to back hits from last 3 years. This is the reason, his forthcoming film PadMan has huge pre-release buzz among fans as well as the audience. Also, its trailer got succeed to create right interest toward the film.
Advance booking of PadMan is open from more than 2 weeks, as earlier it was scheduled to release on 25 January opposite to Padmaavat. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film still has a good hold over the audience but as per reports Akshay Kumar starrer is positively expected to divert major audience toward itself after the release.
Directed by R. Balki, PadMan is a biographical comedy-drama inspired by the life of Tamil Nadu based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham. The film is based on a short story ‘The Sanitary Man of Sacred Land’ in the book ‘The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad’ written by the writer turned producer Twinkle Khanna.
Alongside Akshay, the film features Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor in lead roles. PadMan is the debut production of Twinkle Khanna under the banner Mrs Funnybones Movies in association with KriArj Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, Cape of Good Films and Hope Productions.
PadMan (2018) Summary
Genre- Biographical Comedy-Drama
Release Date- 09 February 2018
Runtime- 2 hrs 20 min
Synopsis- PadMan is inspired by the life of Tamil Nadu based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who revolutionized the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by providing low-cost sanitary napkins.
Cast- Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor & Radhika Apte.
Director- R. Balki
Producers- Twinkle Khanna, SPE Films India, KriArj Entertainment, Cape of Good Films & Hope Productions.
Production Banners- Mrs Funnybones Movies, Columbia Pictures, KriArj Entertainment & Hope Productions.
Distributor- Sony Pictures Releasing
Music Director- Amit Trivedi
Music Label- Zee Music Company