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One of Bollywood’s biggest stars will be in a film about ‘India’s menstrual man,’ who invented a pad-making machine





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  • Akshay Kumar — one of the biggest names in Bollywood — will play the lead role in “Padman,” a movie inspired by the true story of a man who invented a low-cost device to make sanitary pads for women and girls in his village.
  • The film aims to remove the stigma around periods.
  • Kumar told Business Insider that he believes entertainment can normalize taboo subjects in a way that other mediums can’t.

Around the world, millions of low-income women and girls do not have access to sanitary pads or tampons. As a result, many miss or drop out of school, stunting economic read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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