A while back a new wave had caught on with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge gripping the west. Well now starting a new trend that not only promotes his soon to release film, but also helps spread social awareness about menstrual cycles, is Akshay Kumar’s #PadMan Challenge. The actor’s, whose next release is Pad Man, took to social networking sites challenging fellow industry folks to share images of themselves posing with pads. It seems like the actor has received a lot of support. Now the latest celebs to join the cause are none other than Alia Bhatt and Shabana Azmi.
Taking to twitter Alia Bhatt who was challenged by Akshay Kumar shared an image of her holding a pad. She added, “Just hanging around in the gym.. with a pad 🙂 no biggie! Thank you @akshaykumar for the challenge.. I shall challenge my fellow gym-ers @YasminBodyImage @Sophie_Choudry & @impoornapatel #PadManChallenge”.
As for the film itself, Pad Man that stars Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte is directed by R. Balki. Produced by Twinkle Khanna the film is slated to hit screens on February 9.
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