Padman, directed by R Balki, starring Akshay Kumar is set to hit the screens on Republic Day 2018. Akshay Kumar officially confirmed the release date on his Twitter page.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) October 29, 2017
Akshay plays, Lakshmikant Chauhan in this film, which is based on the life of entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented low-cost sanitary pad-making machine. While Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte play the female leads, Amitabh Bachchan does a cameo appearance in this film, which also has Nivin Pauly in a key role.
Shankar’s 2.0 was scheduled to release in January next year. Now, as Padman’s release has been officially announced, there are speculations that the release of Shankar’s magnum opus starring Rajinikanth and Amy Jackson might get postponed to April.