Twinkle Khanna, India’s best selling female author, film producer, woman’s rights activist, interior design entrepreneur, and former actress, has been invited to speak at The Oxford Union, the world’s most prestigious debating society, at 5pm on Thursday 18th January and that is today.
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— Oxford Union (@OxfordUnion) January 17, 2018
The 43-year-old actor-turned-author will address the students of the Oxford University today, where she will also showcase her upcoming production, Padman. Her latest endeavour, ‘PadMan’, the world’s first feature film on menstrual hygiene, based on the life of social entrepreneur and activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, who revolutionised sanitary hygiene in rural India 20 years ago. The film stars Twinkle’s husband actor Akshay Kumar in the title role.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 17, 2018
At The Oxford Union, Khanna is set to explain why it is important the world knows about the story of ‘PadMan’, the imperative need to spotlight issues relating to menstrual hygiene. ‘PadMan’ will become the first Indian film to be promoted at The Oxford Union, presenting a milestone for Indian cinema.
Padman is slated to release worldwide on January 25. Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor both are also in the film .