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Varun, Anushka, Aamir, Alia... #PadManChallenge

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Last updated on: February 06, 2018 12:06 IST
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Are *you* ready for the PadManChallenge?

Akshay Kumar knows only too well how to promote his movies.

During the run-up to Rustom, we saw the industry folks do a countdown to the release date.

For Akshay's new film, PadMan, the industry has shown him support again.

And so, the #PadManChallenge has been gaining momentum on social media.


Here, we see celebrities holding up a sanitary pad and telling people that it is nothing to be ashamed about.

Their post with their picture is, 'Yes, that's a pad in my hand and there's nothing to be ashamed about. It's natural! Period.'

From Aamir Khan to Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit-Nene and many more have shared their pictures posing with sanitary pads.

'Here it is- A pad... Even princesses use it!' declares Aditi Rao Hydari.


Sui Dhaaga co-stars Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma's photograph with the pad.

'@varundvn & I just hanging out, holding a pad, no big deal, just another regular day,' Anushka posts.


It's Aamir Khan's turn.


Alia Bhatt: 'Just hanging around in the gym.. with a pad :) no biggie!'


Co-producer Twinkle Khanna takes up the challenge.


Akshay Kumar does his bit.


Deepika Padukone does a boomerang video.


Sonam Kapoor, who has a pivotal part in the film.


Arjun Kapoor, Sonam's cousin, shows support.


Fanne Khan co-stars Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao play out a small script, where the letter visits Anil, the chemist.

'Yes, that's my cat #Kulfi and me and a Pad in my hand.. u know Life as usual! There is nothing to be ashamed. It's natural! Period,' notes Swara Bhaskar.


Radhika Apte, who plays Akshay's wife in the film.


Madhuri Dixit-Nene did a boomerang too.


Shabana Azmi.


Ayushmann Khurrana.


Dia Mirza.


Huma Qureshi.


Sanya Malhotra.


'Hanging out in the gym with my girls & some pads..No big deal. Period,' says Sophie Choudry, sharing a picture with Yasmin Karachiwala and Poorna Patel.


Masaba Gupta Mantena, all dressed up and ready to go with a pad in her hand.


Businessman Harsh Goenka takes part of the challenge.


Make-up artist Mallika Bhat.


Now, meet the man on whom the movie is based, Arunachalam Muruganantham.

Photographs: Kind courtesy Sonam Kapoor/Instagram

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