'PadMan' avoids clash with 'Padmaavat' on Jan 25

ANI | Updated: Jan 19, 2018 18:23 IST

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The social media was abuzz with the reports of Akshay Kumar's 'PadMan' being postponed to avoid a clash with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmaavat' and now it's official.

Trade Analyst Komal Nahta has tweeted that the film's release date has been postponed to February 9, 2018.

Earlier, the movie was scheduled to release on January 25.

The movie is a biopic based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who makes cheap and affordable sanitary pads for the women of his village and fights for menstrual hygiene.

Helmed by R. Balki, 'PadMan' also stars Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte. (ANI)