Radhika Apte to play Akshay Kumar’s wife in Twinkle Khanna’s first production – Padman

Actress Radhika Apte and actor Akshay Kumar

We had earlier reported that Bollywood actresses Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor will be seen in the leading roles in Akshay Kumar’s upcoming Hindi movie Padman. Now, we hear that Radhika will be seen in the character of Akshay’s reel life wife.

Produced by Akshay’s real life wife, the movie will be Twinkle Khanna’s first production under the banner of her production house – Mrs Funnybones Movies. Twinkle is going to make her debut in Bollywood industry as a producer with this film.

Actress Radhika Apte and actor Akshay Kumar

Few days back, Radhika had taken to her Instagram account the picture of movie’s first look. She had also tweeted that she has been confirmed for a major role in the film.

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who made her debut in acting industry with Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sawariya, had retweeted Radhika’s post to unveil that she also will be a part of the film.

The movie, which is based on the life of social entrepreneur – Arunachalam Muruganantham, will go on floors in March. Story of the film will revolve around life of an entrepreneur who revolutionized the sanitary pad by making it economically viable for low-income women.

On career front, Akshay Kumar is currently busy with his upcoming movie Jolly LLB 2, which is scheduled to release on 10 February 2017. The actor is also busy shooting Bollywood film Toilet – Ek Prem Katha, which will be released on 2 June 2017.


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