Akshay Kumar is
going to spend all of today in Delhi. He has at least a 3 hour-meeting lined up
with PM, Narendra Modi.
Akshay has arranged a special screening of his upcoming film Pad Man for the Prime Minister.
Modi is looking forward to see Pad Man, which is jointly produced by Prernaa Arora and Twinkle Khanna. Akshay is very excited about this visit. A source says, "It's an honour for the movie, its makers and the cast that Modi has expressed interest in seeing what the film has all about."
The movie deals
with menstrual hygiene, which is scarce in our country--- as statistical data
reveals that 82 per cent women do not use sanitary pads during their menstrual
For those who've come in late, Sonam was extremely frank and forthcoming about this problem in her EXCLUSIVE interview to us, on Wednesday.
Sonam UNPLUGGED On Menstrual Hygiene, Growing-Up Years, Ridiculous Beliefs, Akshay, Ranbir
The film's director R Balki also expressed disgust at the way our Indian society treats women during their monthly periods, as almost social outcasts.
Pad Man has created a lot of buzz ever since its trailer released on social media.
Pad Man hits theatres, next Friday. Besides Akshay and Sonam, the film produced by KriArj Entertainment stars Radhika Apte as Akshay's wife.
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