Akshay perfect person to play Padman : Sonam
Mumbai Nov 15 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor says Akshay Kumar is the perfect person to play the lead role in "Padman".
Sonam shared a still from the film where she and Akshay can be seen taking a rickshaw ride. It s her first look from the movie and she sports a bespectacled avatar.
"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 " Sonam captioned the image.
"Padman" releasing on Republic Day next year focuses on menstruation and women s health.
The film is inspired by the life of Coimbatore-based Arunachalam Muruganantham who found a way to make affordable sanitary napkins for women in his village "Padman" also features Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte.
Sonam also praised the film s director R. Balki.
"Of course none of these would have been possible without the humble visionary R. Balki " she said and added: " Padman is an incredible story that Akshay Kumar has brought to life with such grace and humility. Coming to a city near you."
Akshay also shared a photograph of himself from the movie and captioned the image: "The strength behind Padman ... Find out on January 26 2018."