Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Padman’ to be shot in a village near Indore



After  “Jolly LLB 2” Akshay Kumar and wife Twinkle Khanna would be coming together for a movie titled “PadMan”. Twinkle will be producing the film and it is based on a real-life story of a social entrepreneur who invented the low-cost sanitary pad making machine.

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The film is based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who is the inventor of a low-cost sanitary pad making machine and has helped spread awareness about traditional unhygienic practices around menstruation in rural India.

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Ace lensman P.C. Sreeram on Friday revealed that the shoot of “Pad Man”, based on the incredible true story of Arunachalam, will take place in a village near Indore.

“‘Pad Man’. Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte to shoot in this village near Indore. A true story from Balki,” Sreeram tweeted and also shared a picture.

This is Sreeram’s fifth collaboration with director R. Balki after “Cheeni Kum”, “Paa”, “Shamitabh” and “Ki & Ka“.

Padman” is a biopic on Muruganantham, who found a way to make cheap, affordable sanitary napkins for women.