Sonam Kapoor is on cloud 9 ever since her last film Neerja bagged a national film award this year. The actress revealed that the film has changed her career perceptions and that her choice of films. She has been roped into work with Akshay Kumar in R Balki’s Padman. The film has a social message for the society and Sonam is truly excited about the same. Radhika Apte plays a lead role in the film and Sonam will be seen as a Tabla player.Also Read - Akshay Kumar Is All Hearts As Buddhist Monks Add Twist To 'Aila Re Aila' | Watch Viral Video

Produced by Twinkle Khanna under her home production, Mrs. Funnybones Movies, Padman is a real life story of Arunachalam Muruganantham. He is a social entrepreneur who created his own line of low-cost sanitary napkins for village women. The film talks about the challenges his faced while making the ideal end product. (ALSO READ: Anand Ahuja posts a hilarious picture of rumored gf Sonam Kapoor calling her his ‘favourite’!) Also Read - ‘Cold War? Sooryavanshi Opened Floodgates!’ John Abraham Addresses Rift Rumours With Akshay Kumar

Sonam Kapoor while talking to Pinkvilla about her experience working with Padman, she said, “I have been a fan of R. Balki since the beginning and I was itching to work with him not realizing, when I do work with him, I will just fall in love with the kind of human being he is and the kind of work he wants to do. He is truly an artist and thinks differently. He wants to say something with each of his films. We have a great rapport. I keep teasing him that he will miss me so much after the shoot is wrapped up but honestly, it is me who will miss him.” (ALSO READ: Did Sonam Kapoor take a sly dig after accepting her National Award?) Also Read - Sara Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar, Dhanush Flaunt Their 'Atrangi' Sides in New Movie Posters

“He is so positive, pyaar se sab karwate hai.. That is very rare these days. And the kind of directors I have got to work with in the past 10 years in the industry, people don’t get those chances. Whether it is Aanand L Rai, Ram Madhvani, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, R. Balki, Shashanka Ghosh, Sooraj Barjatya and now Rajkumar Hirani. I am so privileged to have worked with them and to get the kind of love and respect that they have given me,” adds Sonam. (ALSO READ: Anil Kapoor clicking Sonam’s pictures at the 64th National Film Awards is a sight to behold!)