June 21, 2018

'Padman' NOT banned in Pakistan as yet

11 February 2018, 07:16 | Winifred Adams

The poster of Pad Man and the poster of Toilet Ek Prem Katha

The poster of Pad Man and the poster of Toilet Ek Prem Katha

Akshay Kumar's ambitious project Padman opened at approximately Rs 10 crore nett on February 9.

Pad Man has been released in India and is receiving positive response from both the critics and audiences.

Twinkle Khanna who is also the producer of the film said, "My biggest contribution to the film is that it took me nine months to convince Muruganantham to make a film on his life". We tracked him down and asked him if I could write about his story in my book and we eventually decided to make Pad Man. According to the members, the film deals with "taboo" subjects such as menstruation and, thus, can not be allowed to screen in Pakistan.

Jaiswal has claimed that he had submitted his script to Dharma Productions, but was shocked to learn that some of the scenes from Pad Man are directly lifted from his script. That's it. I am definitely going to court.

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People are prone to give the verdict of any movie as hit or flop based on the first-day box office collection. The film depends on the genuine story in a fictionalized record of Tamil Nadu-based Arunachalam Muruganantham, who made moderate sterile napkins for the women of his town. My mum told me, "Radhika, you have a stain" and I said, 'Mum, I'm so exhausted now, I'll wash it later on.' At the same time, my younger brother, who was right there was very embarrassed that we were discussing this. Cape of Good Films, SPE Films India, and Hope Prodcutions.

R Balki's film PadMan starring Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor talks about one thing that most Indians are reluctant to talk about but needs to be discussed more often - menstruation and menstrual hygiene.

There is something unique about this movie "Pad Man" because even though the subject is very much known, the excitement to watch it still remains. Read Also: Padman may impact Padmaavat's booming businessSince its release on January 25, Padmaavat earned Rs 228 crore nett.

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