On Monday, Akshay Kumar arrived for the screening of his upcoming movie \u201cPadman.\u201d The actor has arrived for the screening of his upcoming movie for the school children in the presence of the Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani. He was also accompanied by the director of Padman R. Balki and the Minister of State Women and Child development Vibhavari Dave. \r\nAkshay Kumar also tweeted a picture with the caption, \u201cThe very first screening of PadMan held today for school children. Grateful to the hon. CM of Gujarat.\u201d The movie PadMan tells the real-life story of social activist and emerging entrepreneurs Arunachalam Muruganantham who invented the machine to produce low-cost sanitary napkins. The man became famous for his advocacy of menstrual hygiene and sanitation. \r\n\r\n\r\nThe very first screening of #PadMan held today for school children. Grateful to hon. CM of Gujarat @VijayRupaniBJP ji and Minister Of State, @vibhavaridave ji for their support. @PadManTheFilm @sonamakapoor @radhika_apte @mrsfunnybones @SonyPicsIndia @kriarj #RBalki #9Feb2018 pic.twitter.com\/CefqLvJqys\r\n\u2014 Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 5, 2018\r\n\r\nOn the other note, Akshay Kumar also spread awareness for cost-free napkins and stated in the media conference, \u201cWomen are going for tax-free sanitary, but I say it should be completely free.\u201d He even suggested his advice by saying, \u201cCut the five percent money from defense, make one bomb less and give it to women to get the sanitary napkin.\u201d \r\nThe movie has been produced by Twinkle Khanna under her banner named Mrs. FunnyBones Movies. In the upcoming movie, Akshay Kumar can be seen along with Radhika Apte as his wife and Sonam Kapoor in the supporting roles. \u00a0The movie was all set to hit the theaters on 25th January but was delayed due to the release of controversial movie Padmaavat.\r\nSince the trailer, Akshay Kumar\u2019s PadMan has been the talk of the town. Recently, Akshay Kumar is setting a new trend on social media by posing with the sanitary napkins under the #PadmanChallenge. This is the best step to promote menstrual hygiene apart from the movie. The actor is using his star power to create awareness and hundreds of celebrities are now posing themselves with sanitary napkins under the social media challenge. Various movie stars are now joining the cause and creating awareness about the menstrual hygiene.