Akshay Kumar’s next project PADMAN is inspired by the life of social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham. Just a few months back Akshay’s first look from the film along with the poster was revealed on social media. And now the actor unveiled the first look of his actresses Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor from the film.
He posted a pic with Radhika, who plays his wife in the film, "The REASON he became #PADMAN...find out on 26th January, 2018. @radhika_apte @PadManTheFilm @sonamakapoor @mrsfunnybones @SonyPicsIndia @kriarj #RBalki (sic)."
He also shared a candid still with actress Sonam Kapoor, "The STRENGTH behind #PADMAN...find out on 26th January, 2018. @sonamakapoor @PadManTheFilm @radhika_apte @mrsfunnybones @SonyPicsIndia @kriarj #RBalki"
Sonam Kapoor, who has worked with Akshay Kumar in THANK YOU praised him along with director R.Balki by posting on a micro-blogging site, "Such a pleasure working with the indomitable Akshay Kumar. He was the perfect person to play the role of #Padman and has brought a sense of humour and love to the film. Of course none of these would have been possible without the humble visionary #Rbalki @PadManTheFilm
PADMAN reunites Akshay and and wife Twinkle Khanna (after they worked as co-stars way back in 90s), however here not as co-stars. Both are coming together in different capacities that of an actor and producer.
Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna on the sets of PADMAN
Directed by R.Balki, PADMAN is inspired from the life of Tamil Nadu-based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham. With this Twinkle Khanna makes her debut as producer. Apart from Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte, megastar Amitabh Bachchan will also be seen in a guest appearance. The film is set to arrive on Republic Day i.e. January 26, 2018.