If he does go to court, the makers of Pad Man and Dharma Productions may have to explain how the scenes in Pad Man have similarites to Jaiswal's work. Pad Man reviews & Ratings are coming out positive so far and surely you all are going to love this movie for sure.
- Or young men make sexist remarks such as "five-day test matches".
Merely 12 per cent of women in India have access to sanitary napkins while the rest are forbidden from using them. Here's what our Editor-in-chief Tushar Joshi has to say about the film - Pad Man deserves a special mention simply because it got made.
Directed by R Balki, featuring Akshay Kumar, the movie is based on real story of life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social activist from Tamil Nadu who made low-priced sanitary pads. Akshay played the character of Lakshmikant Chauhan who challenges the stigma around menstruation. One wishes the film also spoke about organizations like Saathi (pads from banana fibre), Goonj (pads out of waste cloth), EcoFemme (organic cloth pads) and others that are part of the "green the red" movement working at grassroots level.
The takeaway would be that any man who helps women, especially with dirty, dirty, women's hygiene is a super-hero. Her sarcasm didn't end there as she concluded her message with: "Pads are just selfie accessories any way!"
To begin with, even though the film tackles a serious social and health issue, it is primarily a love story. Cape of Good Films, SPE Films India, and Hope Prodcutions. He shows a pragmatic man fighting for a progressive world for women to live in, in a society with primitive thinking. Sports personalities like and PV Sindhu were also game for it, with many more netizens joining in.
I mean, sure, the movie does focus excessively on Kumar and the various troubles, pains, humiliations and hurdles he encounters in his quest to invent a low-priced pad machine. The best examples of this are Akshay Kumar's speech and the romance between Kumar and Apte.
Radhika Apte as his wife has scored well.
Radhika is unfortunately saddled with a one-note role but she rises above it often, while Sonam brings charm and a certain cool to Pari.