Akshay's Pad Man to be tax-free in Rajasthan, CM plans initiative on film's issue

Vasundhara Raje revealed the reason for making the film tax-free and backed the important issue raised in it.

Jaipur: Akshay Kumar's latest release 'Pad Man', which creates awareness about menstrual hygiene, will be made tax-free in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced on Friday.

Also read: PadMan movie review: Akshay Kumar’s well-padded ego trip

Raje said she wants maximum number of women to see the film so that the message on sanitary hygiene can spread.

She also announced that sanitary pads machines will be installed in various schools and colleges in the rural areas in the state.

Also read: FIR filed for Akshay Kumar’s PadMan, movie faces plagiarism charges

Directed by R Balki, 'Pad Man' also features Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in pivotal roles.

Also read: PadMan day 3 BO collection: Akshay Kumar's film mints Rs 40 crore on opening weekend

The movie is based on the real-life story of Tamil Nadu-based social activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who revolutionised the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine.

( Source : PTI )
Next Story