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Padman (2018)

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Upon realizing the extent to which women are affected by their menses, a man sets out to create a sanitary pad machine and to provide inexpensive sanitary pads to the women of rural India.

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Lakshmikant Chauhan
... Gayatri
... Pari Walia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Saurabh Agarwal
... Himself
Varun Bag
Himika Bose ... Medical College Student
Riva Bubber ... Tinku's Mother
Gautmik
Chittaranjan Giri
Mrinmayee Godbole
Lalita Goyal
Faiz Khan ... Haria
Wasim Khan ... Drunk Man
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Storyline

Biography on Tamil Nadu activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, whose mission was to provide sanitary napkin's to poor women of rural areas. Who would use rag cloths or leaves during periods where use of sanitary napkins was rare. After he did not get fruitful results from his family and a medical college he approached, he decided to try it himself by making a uterus out of football bladder and filling goat's blood in it. He would roam around the whole day with the bladder, the aim was to check the absorption rate of the sanitary napkins made by him. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 February 2018 (India)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$740,326, 11 February 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,662,927, 4 March 2018
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Trivia

Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor teamed up after "Thank You" (2011). See more »

Goofs

Akshay hurts his finger but bandages his hand. See more »

Quotes

Lakshmikant Chauhan: Bloody men... half hour... half hour bleeding like women... they straight dying!
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Crazy Credits

After the last shot, the photograph of Mr. Arunachalam Muruganantham, on whose life this film is based, is shown with the title "PadMan". See more »

Soundtracks

Sayaani
Lyrics Kausar Munir
Music Amit Trivedi
Performed by Yashita Sharma, Jonita Gandhi, Yashika Sikka, Rani Kaur
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Good movie and we need more movies like this
10 February 2018 | by See all my reviews

The movie is good as the movie is basically made with social message in mind. As far as the movie changes stereotypes and changes in even a small way the thinking of society the effort needs to be appreciated. Hats off for acting and direction. i had fun watching the movie.


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