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  • Twinkle Khanna's first film as individual producer.
  • Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar will be working together after 12 years their last film was Family Ties of Blood in 2006.
  • R Balki and Akshay Kumar will work together for the first time.
  • Based on life of Tamil Nadu-based social activist Arunachalam Muruganatham, who revolutionized the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkins machine.
  • The sanitary napkin machine shown in the movie is a functional life size replica of the actual machine. Production of the replica machine for this movie was overseen by Mr Muruganantham himself.
  • Film was earlier to release on 13th April 2018.When Akshay Kumar's other film Robot 2:0 with Rajnikanth missed the release deadline of 26th January 2018.He decided to release the film on same date alongside Aiyaary.But by the time censor board gave allowed to release Padmavati and Akshay Kumar gave the 26 Jan release date to Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmavati.Finally managed to release the film on 9th February 2018.
  • When Akshay Kumar announced the release date as 26th January 2018.It was speculated that both his film Robot 2:0 and Padman will clash at the box office on same day.But he cleared the confusion that both the both film wont clash with each other as 2:0 date has been pushed a head due to pending special effects.
  • Many celebrities from film industry promoted the film by posting their pics with sanitary pads on their networking sites.As to spread awareness among people.
  • Television actress Riva Bubber makes her debut in Hindi films by playing a small role.
  • Film is based on The Sanitary Man of Sacred Land", a short story from Twinkle Khanna's book, The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad,Which is inspired from the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a Tamil Nadu-based social activist who revolutionized the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India by creating a low-cost sanitary napkin machine.
  • only second Hindi film to be granted access to shoot the film inside the headquarters of the United Nations in New York City after Half Girlfriend in 2017.
  • Film was banned in Pakistan as they felt the content of Menstrual inappropriate.
  • When Akshay Kumar sees Sonam Kapoor's childhood pics in her house.In one of her photo frame.Her real life father Anil Kapoor's face has been cropped with actor Sunil Sinha who plays her father in the film.
  • Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor team up after 2011 Thank You.
  • After Toilet Ek Prem Katha 2017.Second film of Akshay Kumar based on awareness.

Spoilers

  • The story of the lead protagonist's machine getting award at a contest driven by IIT is actually true. However, the only difference is that it was Chennai IIT where the machine was actually awarded in reality, not at Delhi IIT.
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