Padman: Sonam Kapoor Confirmed As The Leading Lady Opposite Akshay Kumar

The gorgeous Sonam Kapoor who is known as another word for fashion, joins Akshay Kumar and R. Balki’s upcoming film “Padman,” produced by the actor’s wife Twinkle Khanna under her new banner Mrs. FunnyBones Productions. Sonam Kapoor and Akshay Kumar have co-starred in 2011 film “Thank You.”

The 31-year-old actress was at Balki’s office on Tuesday and later she Instagrammed the poster of the film and captioned it saying: “Thrilled to be a part of this prestigious project.”

Thrilled to be a part of this prestigious project. #rbalki @akshaykumar @missfunnybones @radhikaofficial #padman

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Actress Radhika Apte is also a part of the film. “Pad Man” is based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented the low-cost sanitary pad making machine.

Sonam Kapoor who last acted in “Neerja,” directed by Ram Madhvani in on a roll as she received amazing response from the public and also from Bollywood. The movie was a blockbuster. In the recently announced Filmfare nomination list, Sonam and her film secured several nods in key categories.

On the other hand, A super busy Akshay Kumar is currently gearing up for his courtroom drama film “Jolly LLB 2.” Directed by Subhash Kapoor the film is a prequel which released in 2013 and was a sleeper hit. Jolly LLB 2 releases on February 10. Then will also be seen in “2.0” with Rajinikanth and “Toilet – Ek Prem Katha” with directed by Bhumi Pednekar for 2017. For next year, he’s signed a project which will be co-produced by Salman Khan and Karan Johar.