Padman has hit the theatres on February 9, 2018. The makers of the film organized a premiere event in Mumbai on February 9, 2018. Lead actors, crew members and members from the film industry attended the premiere event.
The attendees of the event included Tusshar Kapoor, Prerna Arora, Sridevi, Janhvi Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Akshay Kumar, David Dhawan, Poonam Sinha, Akshara Haasan, Ritesh Sidhwani, Kiran Rao, Sonali Bendre, Aditi Rao Hydari, Sajid Nadiadwala, Bhumi Pednekar, Mouni Roy,Twinkle Khanna, R Balki and others.
Padman is a biopic on Arunachalam Muruganantham, who invented low-cost sanitary pads. The film is slated to be the world’s first film on menstruation. Arunachalam is a social entrepreneur from the state of Tamil Nadu and tried his best to emit the taboos related to menstruation and was also the one who raised voice for spreading awareness about feminine healthcare after he discovered that his wife was forced to use old rags during her periods.