After Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna pens a heartfelt note to thank PadMan's team on winning the National Award

Yesterday, the 66th National Film Awards 2019 were announced. Akshay Kumar, Sonam K Ahuja and Radhika Apte starrer PadMan won an award for being the Best Film on social issues. After Akshay’s statement, wife and producer Twinkle Khanna penned a heartfelt note for all. Take a look.
After Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna pens a heartfelt note to thank PadMan's team on winning the National AwardAfter Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna pens a heartfelt note to thank PadMan's team on winning the National Award
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After a delay of 2-3 months due to general elections, the 66th National Film Awards 2019 were announced yesterday. Many of the artists associated with Bollywood and other regional cinema won big awards. Among them, Akshay Kumar, Sonam K Ahuja and Radhika Apte starrer PadMan won the award for being the Best Film on social issues. Post the announcement, Mission Mangal star Akshay released a statement to thank everyone associated with the film and was proud of his wife Twinkle’s debut production. 

Today, Twinkle took to social media to share a heartfelt note for everyone associated with PadMan. The actress-turned-author credited Arunachalam Muruganantham, the man who inspired Akshay’s character, Laxmikant Chauhan in PadMan and on whose life the film is based on. Twinkle also went to thank Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Radhika Apte and her husband, Akshay for their support during the shoot of the film. She even expressed her gratitude to R Balki who was the co-producer and director of the film. 

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Twinkle’s note read, “A big shout out and thank you to the people that this movie truly belongs to @murugaofficial thank you for being you! A big, big hug to my friend the amazing #RBalki who directed this wonderful film, my greatest support @akshaykumar, @radhikaofficial and @sonamkapoor who were both fabulous! A big day for all of us #PadMan #NationalAward.” The author also shared a collage of photos from the shooting days of PadMan along with the note. 

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Meanwhile, Akshay also expressed his gratitude to R Balki and the team of PadMan when the awards were announced. The film is the story of Laxmi, a man from a small village who goes on a quest to make the cheapest pads for women. The film won the hearts of the audience and was among the success stories of 2018. 

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