Mumbai: Akshay Kumar, who's fresh from the success of Subhash Kapoor's 'Jolly LLB 2,' which became fourth straight 100-crore grosser, has finally commenced shoot of his highly anticipated 'Padman'.
The film, which marks the superstar's first collaboration with acclaimed director R Balki, also marks wife Twinkle Khanna's maiden advent into production.
Akshay took to Twitter to share an adorable snap of himself with Twinkle, also informing the start of shoot.
The film also stars Sonam Kapoor and has Radhika Apte playing Akki's wife.
Twinkle turns producer with the film which is based on the story 'Sanitary Man,' from her recently released book, ‘The Legend of Laxmi Prasad'. The story revolves around Arunachalam Muruganantha, who campaigned extensively for menstrual hygiene in rural India and was known as the Sanitary Man.
Akshay who has been widely appreciated for his recent choice of films, will next be seen opposite Bhumi Pednekar in 'Toilet- Ek Prem Katha'.