Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's hit film PadMan which released earlier this is will be soon screened at the Tokyo International Film Festival. In a country where periods are still considered a taboo, the R. Balki-directorial was an eye-opener for many.
The movie was not only appreciated by the audience and critics, but it was also a massive box office success. Made on a budget of Rs 20 crores, PadMan earned Rs 120 crores worldwide. The flick also starred Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in the lead roles and was based on Twinkle Khanna's book The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad.
PadMan was based on the real-life story of Arunachalam Muruganantham. Arunachalam is a social activist from Tamil Nadu who made low-cost sanitary pads available for women in rural India. In the movie, Akshay's character Lakshmikant was based on him.
Recently, Akshay took to his Instagram handle and shared the new Japanese Poster of PadMan along with the caption, "Here’s the Japanese poster of PADMAN! Excited for the film to be screened at the Tokyo International Film Festival!!"
Take a look:
Akshay also shared the Japanese trailer of the film. Check it out below: