In this social cuase movie, Akshay will play the role of Tamil Nadu based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented low-priced sanitary pads and fought for menstrual hygiene. The plot of the movie Padman narrates the story of women in rural India those are unaware of the menstrual hygiene. Padman, Robot 2.0 and Gold are Akshay Kumar's most awaited movie of the year 2018 and the posters of all three have been released for the public viewing. The makers have now released the motion poster of the film.
Produced by Mrs. Funnybones Movies, Sony Pictures Entertainment, India, Kriarj Entertainment, Cape of Good Films and Hope Productions, PadMan stars Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, and Radhika Apte and has been written & Directed by R. Balki.
In the clip that was shared on Twitter handle of the Rustom star, co-star Khoobsurat actress Sonam Kapoor is seen teaching Akshay the spelling of PadMan.
In his earlier art meets social issues movie "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", the Khiladi was seen fighting against open defecation.
The film is slated to release on the Republic Day and will clash with Sidharth Malhotra-Manoj Bajpayee starrer "Aiyaary" at the box office.