The Toilet – Ek Prem Katha has already managing to break through the dull phase at the box office around the world, yet another Akshay Kumar film with a social message has now received a release date. The Twinkle Khanna production Padman is now all set to release in January next year, on the occasion of Indian Republic Day.
The 69th Republic Day in the India will also see the release of the unconventional film Padman that is based on the real life story of Arunachalam Muruganatham. The film is slated to release on Friday, January 26, 2018.
Padman traces the struggle of a man who makes his mission to find affordable and hygienic alternatives for sanitary pads for women in his village thereby helping the improvement of sanitation facilities especially for women during menstruation.
Padman, directed by R. Balki, also features Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in leading roles and Twinkle Khanna forays into film production with this film.
On the other hand, another film of Akshay Kumar that was slated to release during this time, the much awaited sci-fi Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 has been pushed further. The film that is heavy on VFX is yet to receive a release date.