Padman

Padman

Thursday Film Series

Thursday, October 24 @ 7:00 pm

Pad Man is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama film directed and written by R. Balki, featuring Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in lead roles. Inspired by the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social entrepreneur from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. It is based on the short story "The Sanitary Man of Sacred Land" in Twinkle Khanna's book The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad, which is inspired by the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social activist from Tamil Nadu who introduced low-cost sanitary pads.

“KUMAR IS SUCH AN AMIABLE LEAD, AND THE FEMINIST CREDENTIALS OF HIS REAL-LIFE COUNTERPART SO ROCK-SOLID, THAT THE MOVIE RISES ABOVE ITS LIMITATIONS”

- Kevin Maher, Times (UK)

“SANITISED AND SWEET”

- Udita Jhunjhunwala, Livemint

“PROVES QUITE THE ENTERTAINING, DARESAY ABSORBING, MOVIE”

- Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

Directed by R. Balki
Written by R. Balki, Swanand Kirkire
Starring Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte, Sonam Kapoor

Runtime: 2h 20min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: English and Hindi (English Subtitles)

Rated: PG: violence