'PadMan' mints Rs. 40cr in first weekend

'PadMan' mints Rs. 40cr in first weekend

Produced by Twinkle Khanna's Mrs Funnybones Productions, 'PadMan' also stars Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor in lead roles

By: Updated: 12 Feb 2018 04:18 PM

Akshay Kumar in 'PadMan'/Image- ANI

New Delhi: Akshay Kumar's 'PadMan' that deals with menstruation and sanitary hygiene has earned a total of Rs. 40.05 cr. in its opening weekend at the domestic box-office.

According to film critic Taran Adarsh, the Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte starrer did well in the first weekend following word-of-mouth publicity.

He took to Twitter to share the collection as he wrote, "#PadMan showed GOOD TRENDING over the weekend... Starting on ordinary levels, the momentum over the weekend helped put up a credible total... Word of mouth is strong... Weekdays are crucial... Fri 10.26 cr, Sat 13.68 cr, Sun 16.11 cr. Total: Rs. 40.05 cr. India biz."

 



In the R Balki-directorial, the 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' star has stepped into the shoes of national hero Arunachalam Muruganantham; the inventor of low-cost sanitary napkins for women in rural areas.

Produced by Twinkle Khanna's Mrs Funnybones Productions, 'PadMan' also stars Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor in lead roles.

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