True to the character he plays, Akshay Kumar becomes the mascot for DU’s initiative for tax-free sanitary napkins!
By Vaishali Behera
Jan 24, 2018
Akshay starrer Padman
is all set to release next month and the Khiladi of Bollywood has always been ahead when it came to social
work and standing up for causes. Akshay
kumar and his movies have now become Bollywood’s attempt for a makeover or an
The arts faculty at DU saw a gathering of thousands
as the students came to see Akshay commence the women’s marathon for tax free
sanitary napkins. The organizing committee DUSU got the required jump start as
Akshay spoke of the indispensable relationship between women and menstruation.
He also stated that instead of just making the sanitary napkins low budget and
tax free, rural women should be provided the same free of cost.
The campus was abuzz with excitement as students
waited for almost three hours to catch a glimpse of the actor. Akshay addressed
the crowd as Delhitiies and stated that he too is one deep in his heart as he
has spent a large part of his life in Old Delhi. The crowd went berserk when
the actor stated his love the crowd and that it was one of the best crowds he
had seen in a long time. Akshay being the down to earth and funny celeb made
funny comments at the ones in the crowd who were busy pulling at his legs and
the ones who had climbed up trees to see him. It is amazing how actors are now
living up to the expectation of the audience of helping the world be a better
place. The actor unveiled a sanitary pad making machine at the event.
Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte starrer Padman will hit the testers on February
9, 2018 and will clash with Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee starrer Aiyaary.