17 January 2018
Bhubaneswar: In a tribute to their Bollywood icon Akshay Kumar, the Odisha fan group named Odisha Akkians had uploaded a trailer identical to that of the upcoming Bollywood movie ‘PadMan’ on Youtube.
Hello guys it's finally out.The Padman fan-made trailer.We hope we did some good work . please guys watch and share it . @akshaykumar sir please have a look.@PadManTheFilm @kriarj@SonyPicsIndia @sonamakapoor@radhika_apte nice editing by @mSagarOfficialhttps://t.co/FZI3HnQD10— Odisha Akkians (@OdishaAkkians) January 14, 2018
The Youtube video comes with a statement: "This is the fan-made tribute to Akshay Kumar's upcoming movie Padman .This tribute is made with lots of love and the support from our Odisha Akkian family.This video is not for any commercial purpose."
It is enacted by Akki fans Rakesh, Smrutimayi, Jasmine, Rajat, and Deba. It is directed by Ajit and Sagar.
The whole trailer is beautifully edited by Sagar.
This trailer has caught the fancy of the Bollywood actor who has sent his love on twitter to these Odisha fans.
Thank you so much for all your efforts! Big love to Odisha ???????? https://t.co/pfK7qnGgXa— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 16, 2018
The fans were on cloud nine after getting due recognition of their favourite actor. They tweeted their happiness over the tweet sent by the Khiladi actor.
PadMan is an upcoming film of Akshay Kumar stated to release on January 25. This film is an attempt to create awareness and eradicate the superstitions surrounding sanitary pads that is prevalent and practiced in India.
Based on social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, 'PadMan' is produced by Twinkle Khanna and directed by R. Balki and features Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte in lead roles.