Just a few days ago, Akshay Kumar made headlines by revealing the release date of Padman. The film will be his first release of 2018, coming out on January 26. And today, the actor has revealed the first looks of his leading ladies Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in the most chivalrous way. In his tweets, he first revealed a black and white poster with him and Radhika, captioning it, “The REASON he became #PADMAN…find out on 26th January, 2018 (sic).”
The actress us pairing up with Akshay for the first time and plays his wife. Her role is said to be a pivotal one. Sonam Kapoor on the other hand, has a relatively shorter role. But it is an important one. As Akshay revealed in his post, “The STRENGTH behind #PADMAN…find out on 26th January, 2018 (sic).” Her role is imperative to the film as she becomes the support that Akshay’s character needs to succeed in his experiments. Check out the tweets below:
No sooner than Akshay tweeted the pictures, fans started trending the hashtag #Padman. Impressed by both the pictures, fans are now waiting to see the teaser of the film which has become one of the most awaited films of 2018 after reports of Rajinikanth and Akshay’s 2.0 got pushed to another date. The film is produced by Twinkle Khanna and based on her book ‘The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad’ which chronicles the life, experiments and achievements of Tamil Nadu-based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham. The man single revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine that women from low strata of society can afford it as well.