This weekend, social media is definitely witnessing a new trend of people opting for Pad Man Challenge. Amongst them are also several celebrities who are showcasing support against period-shaming. The said challenge is part of breaking away taboos associated with menstruation and also a part of Pad Man promotions. Now, Arjun Kapoor too has extended support to the Pad Man challenge.
It all started with producer of Pad Man Twinkle Khanna and stars Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor asking their colleagues to take up the challenge. It involves posing with pads as a symbol of breaking away from period shaming. While several netizens too have extended support, by far many celebrities too have come forward to contribute to the same. Arjun Kapoor too decided to support his cousin in this campaign and was seen posing with a pad.
Arjun shared the picture on his Instagram page and also captioned it saying, “Thank you for tagging me @sonamkapoor Yes, that’s a Pad in my hand & there’s nothing to be ashamed. It’s natural! Period. #PadManChallenge.” Sonam Kapoor, who plays the role of a journalist in Pad Man, had extended this challenge to Arjun Kapoor on Instagram. Besides him, she had also challenged her friends like Jacqueline Fernandez and Swara Bhaskar to pose with a pad0.
As for his forthcoming films, Arjun Kapoor will be doing two films with Ishaqzaade co-star Parineeti Chopra in the year. He would be seen with her in Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar and Namastey England.