Padman Movie

Akshay Kumar made Padman a comedy because he didn’t want to make it look like a documentary Padmanmovie is dedicated to Arunachalam Muruganantham, the real Pad Man of India. Born in 1962 to a family of handloom weavers, he went on to use his weaving skills to make the most cost effective sanitary pads for women. As a social entrepreneur and inventor, he went to institutions of higher learning and gave lectures on his invention. Inspiration for the movie Akshay Kumar has left his action hero image far behind to take up social issues like he did in Toilet Ek Prem Katha. In TEPK, he promoted toilet for women through his comic style. In Padman, he’s taking the issue of mensural hygiene for women. Women in rural India use filthy rags and papers during mensuration. It is unhygienic but they’re forced to clean their bodies with cloth and paper because they can’t afford expensive sanitary pads sold by big brands. Arunachalam Muruganantham invented a machine that makes quality sanitary pads at a very affordable price. Akshay Kumar is playing Arunachalam Muruganantham in the movie. His name is Lakshmikant Chauhan and the movie is a comedy drama. Why it is made a comedy drama? Akshay Kumar has make an image of an all-rounder who can do action, drama, emotion and also comedy. And it is only Akshay Kumar that can narrate a serious issue in light comedy. Mensural hygiene among rural women is a topic for debate but it is only...


The Strange Ones Movie

The Strange Ones: Unpredictable story makes the movie true to its name The Strange Ones is the story of a camping trip turning into a psychological drama. It is the first ambitious project of the directors Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein and they delivered it flawlessly. The ease with which two travelers change their identities makes them really strange. They seem to have no history or identity in the past. The trip begins Two travelers in a car headed to nowhere. They’re continuously driving and also asking each-other where they’re headed for. But the answer is as vague as the question is. Sam relaxing on the backseat of the car asks Nick who’s on the driving seat, where are we headed for and the Nick answers “Nowhere”. Also they’ve different identities and stories for interlocutors. Suddenly Nick receives a text message about his whereabouts. He is asked whether he’s dead and he replies in Yes. But it isn’t clear what they’re running from. The bottom of the story It is based on a short story of the same name. The directors made it clear that Sam and Nick are on the run so that the audiences start looking for answers of other questions why, where and who. It is a good storyline and also a great way to tell a story especially when suspense is the main USP. Considering the difference between their ages, it is easy to infer that they can’t be friends. It is clear that either Sam...