Padman (2018)

Hindi 2 hrs 20 mins Comedy, Drama
Critics Score
Total Reviews: 13
User Score
Total Votes: 8

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Review Summary: Based on an incredible story, 'Padman' entertains and educates despite its flaws

Average Critic Rating: (3.08)
Cast: Akshay Kumar , Sonam Kapoor , Radhika Apte , Amitabh Bachchan , Sudhir Pandey , Maya Alagh
Director: R. Balki
Release Date: 09 Feb 2018
Est. Budget: 70.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 78.0 CR

Plot: The film will be based on Twinkle Khanna's book, The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad, which is inspired from the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham. Tamil Nadu-based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine. Read more

Padman - Top Reviews

PadMan has its premise in place. Now if only it had some wings
Sukanya Verma, Rediff
Akshay Kumar Delivers Gutsy Performance In Flawed But Well-Intentioned Film
This is a dramatised biopic of India's sanitary 'Pad' man, who in his quest for making cheaper sanitary napkins for his wife, suffered socially, was ostracised and then ultimately acknowledged for his innovation. Akshay Kumar does a fabulous job as small town inventor but the story comes together only in the second half with the arrival of Sonam Kapoor who guides him to greatness. If you can endure the slow, unmoving first half, this film is socially relevant.
Manisha Lakhne, Now Running

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Watch This Akshay Kumar Starrer For Every Woman In Your Life
Umesh Punwani, Koi Moi
Parts of Pad Man look like a Vicco Turmeric commercial, parts of it look like a Tourism Ad and parts of it like a commercial for Etihad Airlines. But almost all of it, unmistakably, sounds like one big town-hall message
Sreehari Nair, Rediff
स्ट्रॉन्ग मैसेज देती है अक्षय की 'पैडमैन', जरूर देखनी चाहिए
This super hero will be every women's (PAD)MAN
Vishal Verma, Glam Sham
The story of an Indian metalworker who devised a low-cost method of producing sanitary pads makes a compelling biopic
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
Unexpected entrepreneur and activist gets epic musical treatment in India's 'Padman'
Gary Goldstein, LA Times
Adding commercial dose to it might do the trick for 100crore, but that doesn’t give that authentic touch to the biography
India Glitz
The best thing about “Padman” is the person the film is based on.
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पीरियड की तकलीफ ने बनाया 'पैडमैन', दमदार है अक्षय की फिल्म की कहानी
R.J Alok, Aaj Tak