Akshay Kumar's 'PadMan' that deals with menstruation and sanitary hygiene has earned a total of Rs. 400.5 million in its opening weekend at the domestic box-office.
He took to Twitter to share the collection as he wrote, "#PadMan showed GOOD TRENDING over the weekend... Starting on ordinary levels, the momentum over the weekend helped put up a credible total... Word of mouth is strong... Weekdays are crucial... Fri 102.6 million, Sat 136.8 million, Sun 161.1 million. Total: Rs. 400.5 million India biz."
In the R Balki-directorial, the 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' star has stepped into the shoes of national hero Arunachalam Muruganantham; the inventor of low-cost sanitary napkins for women in rural areas.