Pakistan bans Pad Man for being a film on a 'taboo subject'

The Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial film was released two weeks earlier then PadMan but still the film is a tough competition for Akshay Kumar's film.

Another year and Another box office hit for Akshay Kumar. According to reports, the three-day collections of "PadMan" amounted to an estimated Rs 40 crore, while it had opened to Rs 10.26 crore but made a jump of 35% on the second day, taking the collections to about Rs 13.50 crore at the domestic market. "By being liberal over Padmaavat, the Pakistan censor board has incensed a powerful lobby in Pakistan's politics, which is now threatening a ban on all Indian films in Pakistan". The film, which also features Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor in prominent roles, earned a whopping amount of Rs 16.11 crore on Sunday making it a total of Rs 40.05 crore in just three days of its release.

Balki believes that the decision to not release Pad Man has nothing to do with politics.

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Talking about why he chose to do the film, Akshay Kumar told India Today Television, "Nobody wants to talk about it. They will realise how deeply empathetic it is to the culture of the Asian subcontinent where women die due to a lack of menstrual hygiene".

The movie has received tremendous reviews and this is the only reason, it witnessed good growth over the weekend. However the Akshay Kumar Starrer movie "Padman" recieved an excellent response from its audience. The movie has already recovered around 50 crores through satellite, music, overseas and digital rights.

- taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 11, 2018Shift of the release date of Padman.

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