Actress Radhika Apte and actor Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actress Radhika is all set to play Akshay Kumar’s wife in upcoming movie Padman. Few days back, Akshay’s wife Twinkle Khanna announced the film which will be her first production under the banner of her production house – Mrs Funnybones Movies. With this film, Twinkle will make her debut in Bollywood industry as a producer.

About a week ago, Radhika had shared on her Instagram account the picture of movie’s first look. She had also wrote on social media that she has been roped in for a significant character in this film. Hindi actress Sonam Kapoor had retweeted Radhika’s post to reveal that she too will be a part of the movie.

Filmmaker had earlier told that the story of the film will be based on the life of social entrepreneur – Arunachalam Muruganantham, who revolutionized the sanitary pad by making it economically viable for low-income women. The film, which will be directed by R Balki, is scheduled to go on floors in March 2017.