66th National award : Twinkle khanna who is the producer of Padman movie knew through social media that her film winning the National award. The first thing she calls husband Akshay Kumar after reading the tweet.
Akshay kumar and Twinkle khanna was overjoyed as their film Padman has won the National award for best film on social issues at the 66th National award.
Twinkle khanna has resharing a tweet she came across on Friday evening, twinkle tweeted, “thank you! Completely overhelmed- i was in a car- saw this very tweet and founded we actually won the National award! #Padman.”
The first thing Twinkle did after reading this news was call husband Akshay who was busy promoting his upcoming release Mission Mangal. Replying to his wife Twinkle’s tweet, Akshay wrote, “Yes and the next call was to me, half anxious… half excited to confirm if we would actually won the #National award for best film on social issues for Padman. All he can say that, ‘Saari duniya se Kaho, copy that!”- the last line of this tweet is form his next film Mission Mangal.
Recently, the actor mentioned that how Friday was a rewarding day for him. He also said that the news of winning a National award for Padman has disappears all the tiredness of Mission Mangal promotions.
“I was in the admist of Mission Mangal promotions when tina called me asking if it was true? If Padman has actually won a national award for best film on social issues. All my tiredness of promotion vanished hearing this news.” He said.
Union Minister Menka Gandhi congratulating them and said that low-cost pad making machine also installed in her constituency, Sultanpur. She also said that it is giving work to hundreds of women and making their health better. Twinkle khanna replied her with Thank you for supporting them. R Balki gives her statement that the first featured film on menstrual hygiene has been so effective it won the national award.
Akshay also introduced the award winning Marathi film chumbak. Swanand kirkire won the national award of this film. The khiladi kumar said in his statement, “it has been a rewarding day.”
Sonam kapoor who played the female lead in Padman along Radhika Apte, penned a role after the film won a national award. He has been sharing a number of photos from the sets of this film.