Akshay Kumar's "Pad Man" has been positive reviews from the audiences as well as the critics. The film has gathered everyone in a discussion to break a major taboo of menstruation problem and hygiene in India and all over the world and so to take this initiative ahead and make it more awareness amongst the women Akshay Kumar and PVR cinemas has arranged exclusive All-Women "Pad Man" shows that starts from today and will run till February 15. The special screenings have been arranged across metros at a special price Like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Hyderabad among others.
It was an idea that Akshay and the makers were toying with, right through the development of the film. Padman is based on the story of Arunachalam Muruganantham who brought about a near revolution by introducing a machine capable of producing low-cost sanitary pads, the actor was of the opinion that it should reach as many women as possible. Aware that the prohibitive prices of tickets could be a deterrent, the team decided that the social drama is screened for the female audience.
Confirming the story, Vivek Krishnani, MD, Sony Pictures, co-producers of the film, says, "It's our way of expressing gratitude for the incredible love and support the film is receiving." Gautam Dutta, CEO, PVR Cinemas, says, "We are happy to collaborate with the team of Pad Man for this unique initiative. The movie has been successful in garnering good response from the audiences, and we hope that it continues to inspire everyone."