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Sonam Kapoor on Akshay Kumar’s role in Padman: He is the perfect person for it

Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is portraying the leading lady in Akshay Kumar starrer Padman and the diva is all praises for him.
Edited by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi November 15, 2017 16:35 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

Sonam said that 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."