Girl Power! Look who challenged Sonam Kapoor for holding a pad?

Kristen Gonzales
February 4, 2018

Till now, Twinkle Khanna, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Harsh Goenka among others have taken up the #PadManChallenge and have further nominated three more friends to take it up. Twinkle Khanna singled out one tweet, which insinuated that the ' PadMan Challenge' is just a publicity stunt for the film and reflects the "hypocrisy" of the Bollywood celebs.

While we were hoping that more and more people join the noble campaign of Twinkle Khanna, Aamir Khan became the first celebrity to take the challenge.

She ask everyone to post a picture holding a pad with a message that reads, "Yes, that's a Pad in my hand & there's nothing to be ashamed about".

Earlier this day, Aamir Khan had nominated Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan to take up the challenge.

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Under the challenge, people need to post a picture of them holding sanitary pad and nominate their friends to do the same. Taking the challenge forward, Akshay has now tagged Deepika Padukone, Virat Kohli, and Alia Bhatt to take up the challenge of posing a picture with a sanitary napkin in hand.

She wrote, "Thank you for tagging me @murugaofficial".

Produced by Yash Raj Films the film is slated to release in Nov 2018.

The story around the "Padman", is Arunachalam Muruganantham, a social entrepreneur who invented the machine for manufacturing low-priced sanitary pads, initiated a #PadManchallenge on social media. The real-life PadMan a Padma Shri awardee, played a key role in creating awareness about menstrual hygiene in the interiors of the country.

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