that their outing delves into the pressing concern of menstrual hygiene for women in rural India, makers of Padman were able to seamlessly coerce authorities at the United Nations to permit them filming rights at their
headquarters. The development implies that the Akshay Kumar-starrer will become only the second Hindi film to bag the opportunity.
A production hand tells mid-day that the team will jet off to Manhattan later this week to shoot for the final schedule at the headquarters in Turtle Bay. “We procured permissions to shoot a few days ago. This is the second Hindi film, after Half Girlfriend, to be shot there,” an insider says.
The unit will utilize the opportunity to film the climax scene at the venue. “The scene will mostly showcase the protagonist delivering an emotional lecture at a UN event. The pivotal subject was reason enough for authorities to readily come on board at a short notice.”