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Release Date 9 February, 2018
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Budget ₹40 crores
Box Office India ₹81 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹112 crores
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This movie is based on the real life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a Tamil real hero who works for social awareness causes. He is the social entrepreneur and has won Padma Shri Award for his invention. He invented the machine which makes low-cost sanitary napkins. His major agenda was to generate awareness around traditional unhygienic practices related to menstruation in rural India. This movie is based on the real life activities of this Tamil hero.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹10.26 crores
Saturday₹13.68 crores
Sunday₹16.11 crores
First Weekend₹40.05 crores
Monday₹5.87 crores
Tuesday₹6.12 crores
First Week₹62.87 crores
Second Weekend₹9.03 crores
Second Week₹13.78 crores
Third Week₹3.5 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹81 crores
Worldwide Gross₹112 crores
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Movie Reception

Padman opened well and earned over Rs. 10 crores on its first day. Due to a stable growth over the weekend, it managed to cross the mark of Rs. 40 crores. The positive word of mouth of the audience made it possible for the film to endure little drop on the weekdays. In its first week, Padman collected over Rs. 60 crores at the box office.

The film received advantage due to the partial holidays in the second week which helped it to earn over Rs. 75 crores in its first two weeks. However, the film showed a substantial drop in the third week and earned over Rs. 80 crores in the domestic market and took its worldwide total over Rs. 100 crores. Padman was a hit at the box office.

Apart from earning an excellent amount in the theatres, it left an important message regarding the importance of women sanitation.

Full Cast & Characters

Akshay KumarLakshmikant Chauhan
Sonam KapoorPari Walia
Radhika ApteGayatri Chauhan
Riva BubberTinku's mother
Urmila MahantaSavitri
Amitabh BachchanHimself as Cameo Appearance

Fun Facts & Triva

  • It is based on the true story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social entrepreneur from Coimbatore and a winner of Padma Shri Award.
  • He invented mini machines that make sanitary pads at 1/3rd the cost of commercial pads. These machines are not only used in India, but also in other nations.
  • This movie is Twinkle Khanna's first movie as the individual producer. It is based on the book written by Twinkle.
  • Amitabh Bachchan will have a guest appearance in the movie.
  • Akshay Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan would be working together after 12 years. Their last film together was "Family: Ties of Blood" in 2006.
  • Akshay and R Balki would be working together for the 1st time.

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